1. See Board Rule 490-3-.02 and Policy #2 for the required remediation plan information.
2. Obtain an Exam Performance Feedback from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy to determine your areas of weakness.
3. Establish your plan addressing your weak areas as determined on the Exam Performance Feedback form.
4. Find a mentor, i.e. A PT or PTA teacher or an experienced clinician, to help formulate and carry out a plan of study. This mentor must be named and sign the remediation plan. We strongly recommend consulting with the faculty at your PT/PTA program.
Suggested Methods of Study
Note: You must provide details (time, date, place, subject, chapter, etc.) of the method(s) you choose:
1. Review physical therapy texts appropriate to your weak areas and list which texts and chapters you will study.
2. Audit classes at an established physical therapy program.
3. Participate in a physical therapy study group.
4. Volunteer and observe in a physical therapy clinic by shadowing a PT or PTA (Note: you may not perform hands-on patient care until you are licensed.)
5. Attend a physical therapy course that addresses your area of weakness.
6. Meet with a professor/instructor from your PT program to discuss ideas to address your areas of weakness.
7. Take an exam review course.