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Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy EXAMINATION: Toronto, ON
December 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm$175
Instructor: Dr. Bahram Jam; PT, FCAMT
- Member of the International Federation of Manipulative Therapists
- Credentialed with The McKenzie Institute International
“APTEI Diploma in Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy” (Dip. AOPT) EXAMINATION
Physical therapists that have successfully completed the 4 APTEI Advanced Certification programs are eligible to register for the APTEI AOPT written and practical examinations.
The examination process will be similar to all other APTEI courses, where focus is on maximizing your learning experience in an enjoyable stress-free environment. The primary goal to the APTEI examination procedure is to provide PTs with the opportunity to become more effective and confident clinicians.
Upon the successful completion of all three (3) components of the APTEI AOPT examination, physical therapists will receive the Diploma in AOPT. A minimum score of 90% must be achieved in each of the 3 examination sections.
Section 1: Written Examination (1 hour)
The written examination shall consist of fill in the blanks and multiple choice questions.
The content is based only on all the 4 course manuals.
e.g. Name 2 muscles responsible for scapular upward rotation
- _______________________________ 2.______________________________
Which of the following feature(s) are characteristic of cervical headaches?
- Retro-orbital headaches
- Side-inconsistency (headaches that switch sides)
- Severe vomiting & dizziness
- Photophobia & phonophobia
- None of the above
Section 2: Case Studies (1 hour)
Case studies shall consist of completing 4 different APTEI assessment forms and the suggestion of most evidence-based management strategies for each of the 4 cases.
e.g. Jenny is an 18 year old soccer player who sprained her ankle last week.
Complete her subjective and objective findings using the APTEI assessment form.
Section 3: Practical Examination (1 hour)
The practical examination shall consist of the physical evaluation of a mock patient based on the 4 case studies.
E.g. Demonstrate 2 objective outcome measures most applicable to Jenny
Perform 2 manual therapy techniques to help Jenny return to playing soccer again