Certificate in Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice

External Online Courses, Workshops & Resources

Physiotherapy Practice in the Canadian Healthcare System - online course

Next course runs August 21 - September 29, 2017

This online course provides the Internationally Educated Physiotherapist (IEPT) with a broad overview of the practice of physiotherapy within the context of the Canadian health care system. Topics include an overview of organization of health care in Canada, the role, scope and function of physiotherapists within this system, their legal requirements, and the key competencies required to practice within Canada.

For more details please visit the Physiotherapy Practice in Canada Course website.

 

Online Course: Mastering the Multiple Choice Exam (Exam Prep for Physical Therapists) - online course

 Next course runs August 28 - September 15, 2017

This course is run by the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine as a Professional Development Course. If you have questions regarding the course please contact sdrefs@ualberta.ca

This is an online course that allows students to develop strategies for studying for and writing a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Exam.  This course is designed for Internationally or Canadian educated physical therapists who are preparing for writing MCQ exams, including the written (Qualifying) component of the Canadian Alliance National Physiotherapy Competency Exam.

The course includes several self-paced modules that are completed prior to a practice MCQ Physiotherapy Examination.  All modules and the exam are completed online (no attendance required).  Students will receive feedback on study plans and their performance in the practical exam.  Note:  This course does not provide a general review of physiotherapy practice.

Click here for workshop details and registration.

 

Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) Exam Skills Workshop – October 21, 2017

The Department of Physical Therapy is offering a one-day workshop on strategies for preparing for and writing an Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE). This workshop is designed for internationally or Canadian educated physical therapists who are preparing for the clinical component of the Canadian Alliance National Physiotherapy Competency Exam.

Note: The workshop will NOT provide “bridging” or a content review of physical therapy practice in Canada, but rather strategies for any OSCE exam. Attendees will develop skills and strategies for writing OSCE examinations.