Ace The National Physical Therapy Examination

Be prepared for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy® with 2,380 Questions that simulate the real exam.

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Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the National Physical Therapy Examination. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy® content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the National Physical Therapy Examination.

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We have 2,380 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 1,178 PubMed indexed review articles related to the NPTE® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Physical Therapist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test National Physical Therapy Examination to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.

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National Physical Therapy Examination MCQs (2,380)

Our question bank for the National Physical Therapy Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:

Level 1

119 Questions

Level 2

1,503 Questions

Level 3

638 Questions

Level 4

120 Questions

  • Allergy and Immunology - 18 questions
  • Cardiovascular - 348 questions
  • Connective Tissue - 65 questions
  • Ears Nose and Throat - 55 questions
  • Endocrine and Metabolic - 221 questions
  • Eyes - 36 questions
  • Gastrointestinal - 105 questions
  • Genetics - 19 questions
  • Genitourinary - 52 questions
  • Growth and Development - 45 questions
  • Gynecologic - 47 questions
  • Hematologic - 40 questions
  • Infectious - 51 questions
  • Integument - 63 questions
  • Musculoskeletal - 1669 questions
  • Nervous - 1077 questions
  • Nutrition - 23 questions
  • Obstetric - 34 questions
  • Oncologic - 72 questions
  • Psychiatric Mental Health - 24 questions
  • Pulmonary - 101 questions
  • Renal - 27 questions
  • Surgery - 211 questions
  • Toxicology - 6 questions
  • Trauma - 731 questions
  • Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 15 questions
  • Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 19 questions
  • Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 56 questions
  • Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 76 questions
  • Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 10 questions
  • Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 35 questions
  • Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1212 questions
  • Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 16 questions
  • Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1176 questions
  • Caring (Hope and Support) - 9 questions
  • Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 15 questions
  • Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 10 questions
  • Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 3 questions
  • Causes - 1470 questions
  • Classification - 437 questions
  • Differential - 357 questions
  • Epidemiology - 25 questions
  • Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 136 questions
  • Evaluation Lab - 167 questions
  • Evaluation Monitoring - 53 questions
  • Evaluation Procedures - 124 questions
  • Evaluation Radiologic - 398 questions
  • Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 25 questions
  • History Physical - 2534 questions
  • Legal - 10 questions
  • Pathophysiology - 1785 questions
  • Patient Education - 85 questions
  • Prognosis Complications - 833 questions
  • Toxicology - 2 questions
  • Treatment Medical - 213 questions
  • Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 266 questions
  • Treatment Prehospital - 4 questions
  • Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
  • Treatment Rehabilitation - 77 questions
  • Treatment Surgical - 180 questions
  • Healthcare Ethics - 17 questions
  • Clinical Education - 26 questions
  • Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 9 questions
  • Drug Information - 6 questions

National Physical Therapy Examination Articles (1,178)

Editor-In-Chief
Sarah E Fabiano PT, MD
Assistant Professor Greenville Health System FAAEM, FACEP Simpsonville SC
Editor-In-Chief
Susan H N Jeno PT, PhD
Associate Professor University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND
Editor-In-Chief
Renato C Vilella PT, PGDip. Pain, PGDip. Neurosciences
Professor UNILAVRAS Belo Horizonte

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