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NPTE Articles

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This section includes general articles about the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE). In addition, we’ve added articles on the issue of cheating in academic settings.

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FSBPT pursues renewed Buros accreditation in 2014

Lorin Mueller, PhD, FSBPT Managing Director of Assessment and Anja Römhild, Buros Center for Testing, University of Nebraska – Lincoln In ... Read More

January 2013 Brings a New Year, New Content, New Standards, and New Scoring

Lorin Mueller, PhD, David Relling, PT, PhD and Richard Woolf, PT, DPT, CSCS Beginning with the first testing date in January 2013, the NPTE-PT and NP... Read More

The NPTE: Fixed date testing and more

Susan Layton, FSBPT COO and Lorin Mueller, FSBPT Managing Director of Assessment Note: The following article was developed from an educational sessio... Read More

New NPTE Standards for 2013

In January 2013, FSBPT will make two important changes that will affect licensure candidates taking the NPTE PT and PTA exams. First, the test content... Read More

Optical Collusion

By Sandra Neustel With just 1,400 students in every graduating class, optometry is a very, very small community. There are 20 schools across the Uni... Read More

Pharmacy Security Breach

By Carmen Catizone The primary goal of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) is to protect public health by regulating the practice ... Read More

´╗┐Data Forensics

By John Fremer, President, Caveon Test Security This article was developed from a presentation given at the Federation’s 2010 annual meeting in... Read More

The Development of Sanctioning Reference Points for Use in Board Disciplinary Decisions

By Lisa R. Hahn and George C. Maihafer Forum, Spring 2011 This article was developed from a presentation at the Federation’s 2010 Annual Meeti... Read More

When PTs Take the PTA Exam

By Jeanne DeKrey and Dargan Ervin Forum, Spring 2010 This article was developed from a presentation at the 2009 FSBPT annual meeting in San Dieg... Read More