Premium Access Video Course

This is our new PT Exam Prep video course. We designed this specifically for students who are preparing for the Written Physiotherapy Competency Exam.

This video course is a self-paced, self-study option for students who prefer to work on their own, at their own pace.

In this course you will be guided through 8 study sessions, step by step.


This course includes:

  • Our proprietary 300+ page PT Exam Prep Written Course Manual
  • 6 Session Workbooks
  • 1 Anatomy Workbook
  • 6 Pre-recorded session lectures
  • Access to 1 hour per week Office Hours with live teacher
  • 2 Vignette style mock exams with 100 unique questions each
  • 2 Pre-recorded mock exam review sessions (1 for each mock exam)
  • 6 Session quizzes with vignette style questions
  • Final 200 question mock exam—a combination of questions from  course mock exams 1 and 2

This course is not the same as our individualized course with a live teacher. The lectures are pre-recorded, therefore live feedback will not be given. Your only opportunity to ask questions will be during the office hour sessions.

Topics covered:

Session #1

  • Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Conditions

Session #2

  • Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Cervical/Lumbar Scan Peripheral Nervous System Posture
  • Joint Mobilizations Manual Muscle Testing PROM AROM AAROM
  • Ergonomics

Session #3

  • Acute Lung Diseases Obstructive Lung Diseases Restrictive Lung Diseases Other Lung Diseases Breathing Exercises
  • Secretion Clearance Techniques
  • Arterial Blood Gases IPP
  • Cardiovascular Pathologies

Session #4

  • Mock Exam #1
  • 100 vignette style questions
  • Video Review

Session #5

  • Gait Mechanics Gait Patterns Mobility Aids Transfers
  • Joint Replacements Balance
    CVA TBI
  • Concussion Cerebellar Disorders Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Degenerative Neurological Conditions

Session #6

  • Movement Disorders Vestibular System Cranial Nerves
  • OA
  • RA
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Osteoporosis/Osteopenea Pain Syndromes

Session #7

  • Obesity Pregnancy
  • Sepsis Amputees

Session #8

  • Mock Exam #2
  • 100 vignette style questions (different from Mock Exam #1)
  • Video Review

Student Testimonial

"I am ecstatic to tell you that I passed the March written exam. The course has been amazingly helpful and so glad that it reflected in the results. I am a visual learner and the video lectures were exactly what I needed. Special thank you to Erin, she explained the concepts so thoroughly it was very easy to digest them. It is so easy to get overwhelmed by the material you have to go through for this exam, but the material provided in the video course was very structured and helped me stay focused on the topics essential and important for the exam. I have already recommended this course to everyone I know who will be taking PCE exams." (Riddhi)

Erin Reeds, Laura Tambosso, and Jamie Hartwell
Erin Reeds, Laura Tambosso, and Jamie Hartwell
Teachers

ERIN REEDS

Erin graduated with her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from UBC in 2007 after completing her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Victoria in 2005. She has over 9 years of experience designing and implementing effective rehabilitation programs for clients with complex care needs including musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. Erin has worked in both acute hospital as well as private practice rehabilitation settings. She is passionate about neurological rehabilitation, specifically working with individuals who have suffered from acquired or traumatic brain injuries as well as individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Since graduating, Erin has sought out and engaged in over 20 relevant courses and workshops. She has completed numerous courses in Parkinson’s rehabilitation and is certified in both LSVT BIG and PWR and currently teaches weekly group PWR classes for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Erin is certified in Acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) and is also a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) allowing her to teach weekly adapted yoga classes to individuals with disabilities. In addition to practicing as a physiotherapist at a private neurological clinic, Erin has developed exceptional leadership skills with the experience she has gained managing that same clinic.

Prior to joining PT Exam Prep, Erin was an examiner for the PCE for over 7 years and has a great understanding of the examination process. She recognizes the importance of being accountable to timelines and is passionate about providing a positive, effective learning environment to foster success for the candidates who are taking the PCE. Erin looks forward to helping you prepare for the PCE!

LAURA TAMBOSSO

Laura graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2015. Prior to completing her physiotherapy education, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at McMaster University in 2013. Laura has had varied clinical experiences including medical acute care, inpatient rehab, and orthopedic and neurological private practice.

Most recently Laura has spent time developing her clinical expertise in treating individual’s with neurological dysfunction including stroke, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, and Parkinson’s Disease, in addition to assessing and treating complex injury post motor vehicle accident within the community.

She has developed a special interest and passion for treating those individuals with neurological impairments and has furthered her knowledge in this area of practice by taking introductory Neurodevelopmental Theory (NDT) and Bobath courses. She will be continuing her training in the Bobath Concept by completing the Basic Bobath course over the next year.

Laura is passionate about playing the role of an educator in the clinical environment. She finds great benefit in assisting patients to fully understand their conditions and treatment plans to further engage them in their own care.

Growing up, Laura was a competitive dancer. This hobby exposed her to developing an interest in human movement, in addition to orthopedic injury. Currently, Laura stays busy with family and friends. She enjoys travelling, spending time up at her family cottage in Haliburton, and participating in her own physical activity either at the gym or through organized sport like soccer and volleyball.

JAMIE HARTWELL

Jamie graduated from the University of British Columbia with her Masters in Physiotherapy. She currently works in a private practice clinic with various populations, from athletes to patients with work and motor vehicle related injuries. She is also working at Vancouver General Hospital in the acute medicine field. Jamie has also done a variety of research projects with Nike, Worksafe BC and the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine clinic. She continues to appreciate and desire to use and advanced evidence based practice. She recently discovered her passion for teaching while having her first student and hopes to continue her teaching passion working with PT Exam Prep. The feedback from her first student highly recommended she consider teaching and so as this opportunity came up to join the team she could not say no. In addition to English, Jamie is also fluent in conversation Mandarin and Cantonese. Outside of physiotherapy Jamie enjoys traveling, teaching Zumba and dance, and playing/watching sports.

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