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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 (1,462)
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 - 22 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 39 questions
- Eyes - 13 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 14 questions
- Genetics - 8 questions
- Genitourinary - 17 questions
- Growth and Development - 30 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 15 questions
- Infectious - 37 questions
- Integument - 72 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 962 questions
- Nervous - 516 questions
- Nutrition - 5 questions
- Obstetric - 9 questions
- Oncologic - 15 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 23 questions
- Pulmonary - 50 questions
- Renal - 5 questions
- Surgery - 87 questions
- Toxicology - 1 questions
- Trauma - 248 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 10 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 25 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 54 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 67 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 12 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 29 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 633 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 11 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 836 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 5 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 17 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 25 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 368 questions
- Classification - 140 questions
- Differential - 253 questions
- Epidemiology - 21 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 94 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 10 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 22 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 51 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 87 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 33 questions
- History Physical - 806 questions
- Legal - 20 questions
- Pathophysiology - 519 questions
- Patient Education - 93 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 320 questions
- Treatment Medical - 122 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 418 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 67 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 63 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 18 questions
- Clinical Education - 34 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 2 questions
National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination Articles (639)
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The brain and spinal cord are enveloped within three layers of membrane collectively known as the meninges, with the cranial meninges specifically ...
Facet joints are formed by the articulations of the superior and inferior articular processes of adjacent vertebrae. Except for the atlantooccipita ...
There are many muscles in the neck. One of the classifications of the muscles of the neck is relative to the hyoid bone. Those muscles which are ab ...
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors, or statins, lower total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglyceride conc ...
Myofascial pain is defined as a musculoskeletal disorder that causes pain in the area of a muscle in the body, and its surround ...
Elbow stiffness is a relatively common condition and represents a significant disability. There are multiple causes of loss of elbow range of motio ...
Multidirectional instability (MDI) of the shoulder was first described in 1980 as a complex condition of the shoulder defined by instability in 2 o ...
Hypercarbia is defined by an increase in carbon dioxide in the bloodstream. Though there are multiple causes for hypercarbia, the body is usually a ...
Epinephrine is one of the most commonly used agents in various settings as it functions as medication and hormone. It is currently FDA-approved for ...
The temporomandibular joint syndrome is also known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a common type of musculoskeletal disorder in the orofacia ...
A goniometer is a device that measures an angle or permits the rotation of an object to a definite position. In orthopedics, the former description ...
Adjacent vertebrae articulate through zygapophyseal joints between the respective superior and inferior facets of the vertebral articular processes ...
Brachial plexitis is a condition characterized by acute onset of shoulder pain followed by weakness and/or sensory loss of the shoulder and/or uppe ...
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