When it comes to taking the NPTE exam, also known as The National Physical Therapy Examination this exam is created to test those who have the passion to become a licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant. This examination is designed to test all students who have completed their Physical therapist programs as part of their requirements in order to become a licensed Physical Therapist or Assistant. Depending on which state the student is in there might be other types of programs or multiple options for students to take based on their states’ regulations and requirements each student must complete and obtain.
These programs also offer those students who want to test themselves with the NPTE practice questions to spruce their knowledge up and to make sure they remember all the qualifying answers and skills they need to become a licensed Physical Therapist. Those who take this examination must be able to answer all of the NPTE questions, with over 250 multiple choice questions as well as over 5 different sections each student must complete. Students must also have a testing score of 600 or more, 600 is the minimum passing score in order for students to pass the program and become licensed. The first 50 questions of the examination are also known as the NPTE practice questions which is not graded and not part of the scoring factor of the examination. For those students who are looking into becoming a Physical Therapist, the testing procedure is far different from those who take the Physical Therapist Assistant examination due to the difference in skills required with each program students have taken and passed. Both exams require a written portion as well as a practical portion, both have separate requirements as well as ways of completing each section and portion of the exam.
A few other ways you can make sure your prepared to take your NPTE exam include making sure you have reviewed and thoroughly read through your NPTE candidate handbook which you should have received at the end of your program you’ve completed in order to be required to take the NPTE exam. Some programs students have taken also offer the student the option of having a Board Preppers coursework which will enhance each students’ skills, abilities as well as knowledge of each course in order to properly complete each section of the NPTE examination. This coursework gives students an array of formats to study with as well as a tutor if the students need one, the program also offers online classes which can help the students study and achieve their skills and goals they need to complete the examination.
Some programs offer students a PEAT also known as the Practice Exam and Assessment Tool, which gives students various benefits to prepare themselves for the actual NPTE Exam. Many of those benefits students gain from using the PEAT include giving the student a general idea of how the actual NPTE examination will look like as well as a general idea of how the questions can be worded as well as giving the student the skill of being able to think on top of certain situations they might face while working as a Physical Therapist or as a Physical Therapist Assistant. All of these benefits will ensure each student has a better chance with passing the NPTE Examination properly and initially becoming a licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant. Using these tips and resources have all been highly recommended to those who might be thinking of becoming a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant, many students have gone through and complete all the required programs and have used these study options and have passed their NPTE Examinations.