Using Your Experience to Pass the NPTE Series: Client Assessment

Welcome to a series of articles dedicated to teaching you how to pass the NPTE based on your clinical experience and NOT long hours of studying in a dusty library. The FSBPT stresses that the purpose of the NPTE is to make sure that physical therapists are not only competent in knowledge, but also know how to keep patients safe while treating them. It is tempting for a physical therapist to focus on the musculoskeletal and neurological systems, which is why many went into the field to begin with. However, physical therapists are gaining more responsibility in health care, and with that responsibility comes the need to be able to [...]

Using Your Experience to Pass the NPTE Series: Client Assessment2017-03-24T17:27:48+00:00

NPTE 2018 Exam Content Changes

Yes, new content changes to the NPTE and NPTAE are underway for 2018. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) is making changes to content that you should be aware of. As the certifying agency, the FSBPT is charged every five years with ensuring that the exams are relevant to current physical therapy practice. These changes are meant to make you both a better physical therapist and to protect patients. Content Changes Starting in January of 2018, there will be slight changes to the content that you are expected to know. There is a suggestion for an expansion of medical related material. Click the link to view the 2018 outline [...]

NPTE 2018 Exam Content Changes2017-03-14T11:17:39+00:00

Physical Therapy Study Tips

Physical therapy study tips are not quite as abundant as study resources in other specialties. This can be a blessing and a curse. A blessing in the sense that you don't have to waste time deciding which is the best physical therapy study resource for you. The curse, is that there really are not too many study resources available, so you have to take advantage of what you got! Here are the available resources. Affiliate Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means we will earn a commission if you make a purchase. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Contact us if you have any questions. [...]

Physical Therapy Study Tips2017-03-10T22:34:40+00:00
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