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National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination Overview
How many hours is the National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination?
The National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination is 4 hours.
How many questions is the National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination?
The National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination?
Topics include: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Musculoskeletal System, Neuromuscular & Nervous Systems, Integumentary System, Metabolic & Endocrine Systems, Gastrointestinal System, Genitourinary System, Lymphatic System System Interactions
National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination MCQs (1,477)
Our question bank for the National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 11 questions
- Cardiovascular - 91 questions
- Connective Tissue - 51 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 24 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 40 questions
- Eyes - 13 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 14 questions
- Genetics - 8 questions
- Genitourinary - 17 questions
- Growth and Development - 31 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 15 questions
- Infectious - 37 questions
- Integument - 74 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 972 questions
- Nervous - 527 questions
- Nutrition - 5 questions
- Obstetric - 9 questions
- Oncologic - 15 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 23 questions
- Pulmonary - 51 questions
- Renal - 5 questions
- Surgery - 90 questions
- Toxicology - 1 questions
- Trauma - 251 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 11 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 24 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 55 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 69 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 12 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 30 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 634 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 11 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 832 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 5 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 18 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 25 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 368 questions
- Classification - 146 questions
- Differential - 254 questions
- Epidemiology - 23 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 95 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 12 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 22 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 49 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 91 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 33 questions
- History Physical - 822 questions
- Legal - 21 questions
- Pathophysiology - 525 questions
- Patient Education - 94 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 328 questions
- Treatment Medical - 125 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 420 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 2 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 67 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 65 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 20 questions
- Clinical Education - 34 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 2 questions
National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination Articles (642)
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles in the shoulder that allow a wide range of movement while maintaining the stability of the glenohumeral join ...
The nervous system is a complex network that enables an organism to interact with its surroundings. Sensory components that detect environmental st ...
The spectrum of disease in shoulder instability ranges from pain due to instability to locked dislocations. The natural history, treatment, and pro ...
Salter-Harris fractures (physeal fractures) refer to fractures through a growth plate (physis) and are therefore specifically applied to bone ...
The leg is the region of the lower limb between the knee and the foot. It comprises two bones: the tibia and the fibula. The role of these two bone ...
The cranial nerves provide afferent and efferent (sensory, motor, and autonomic) innervation to the structures of the head and neck. Unlike spinal ...
The knee is the largest joint in the body. It is a compound synovial joint that consists of the tibiofemoral joint and the patellofemoral joint. It ...
The spleen is an encapsulated hematopoietic organ that lies within the posterior aspect of the left upper quadrant in the peritoneal cavity. It has ...
The elbow is one of the most common large joints to dislocate and is the most common large joint dislocated in children.
Approximately 95% of congential chest wall anomalies are attributed to pectus deformities, with pectus excavatum being the most common. ...
Swimmers have a significant potential for shoulder injuries due to the unique nature of the different strokes involved in swimming as well as the h ...
Sensory-perceptual alteration can be defined as when there is a change in the pattern of sensory stimuli followed by an abnormal response ...
The metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints are diarthrodial joints where the large convex heads of the distal aspect of the metacarpals articulate with t ...
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a neuropathic pain disorder defined by the presence of distinct clinical features including allodynia ...
The lumbar spine comprises the lower end of the spinal column between the last thoracic vertebra (T12) and the first sacral vertebra (S1). The spin ...
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