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Oncologic Physical Therapist Certification Examination Regional Item Writing Workshop

4/28/2018
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Where: Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
645 N Michigan Avenue
Room 800
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Contact: Cindy Pfalzer, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA, Item Review Coordinator, Oncology Specialty Council

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Oncologic Physical Therapist Certification Examination Regional Item Writing Workshop

Course Description: The full-day item writing session will provide an overview of process, and the content areas and tips for item (question) writing. Attendees will spend most of the day in groups formulating question concepts and writing test questions together. Participation does not exclude anyone from taking the exam. Continental Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking is $6.00 (cost is covered by workshop). You will need to bring a laptop and reference materials for writing questions.


Speakers: Cindy Pfalzer, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA, Item Review Coordinator, Oncology Specialty Council, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) and Toni Sander, PT, DPT, MS, Oncology SACE member, ABPTS, and Workshop Coordinator

 

Course Objectives:

At completion of the workshop the attendee will produce three high quality items for the 2019 Oncology Specialization Exam cycle as well as take the opportunity to edit existing items in the Oncologic specialization exam item bank. We will use the workshop event to recruit for future Oncology SACE applicants.

 

Time Schedule & Program Content

8:30 to 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast and introductions

9:00 to 9:15 Orientation to ABPTS, SACE and Oncologic Clinical Specialization (Pfalzer)

9:15 to 10:15 Orientation to item writing and end this section by taking attendees to web to view EDGE collections on Rehabilitation Oncology and CPG on Secondary Upper Quadrant Lymphedema (Sanders).

10:15 to 12:00 Item Writing

12:00 to 1:00 Working Lunch (take Q &A and provide feedback on morning item writing)

1:00 to 4:00 Item Writing

4:00 – 4:15 pm Final Q & A, complete course feedback form

 

Click here to download course brochure. 

 

Program Content Area: Oncology
Course Type: Lectures, Discussion, and Question and answer session
Instructional Level: Basic to Intermediate
Intended Audience: PTs
CE Contact Hours: 6.75 CE
Course Approval: IPTA Approval # 827-7117

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