Scorebuilders is pleased to announce a FREE weekly Spotlight Series for students and faculty. The sessions, held weekly through the July examination dates, will cover a variety of licensing and academic topics. Registration will begin three days prior to the session and be promoted through PT365/PTA365 and our social media pages.

 

Spotlight Series Webinar Schedule

 

 Using Performance Data to Direct Your Study Plan

Explore how sample examination data can be utilized to assess current NPTE readiness and influence future study plan activities. The session will identify commonly utilized performance analysis features and show how to utilize these features to maximize examination performance.

 

Instructor: Scott Giles PT, DPT, MBA

Scott is the President of Scorebuilders and has been assisting students to pass the licensing examination for over three decades.

 

View the webinar here:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/3544122207109249027

 

 

How to Use Active Learning to Increase Your Success

Explore how active learning can improve your retention of NPTE content and enhance critical thinking. The session will identify sources of active learning and demonstrate how to utilize these resources to maximize examination performance.

 

Instructor: Holly Daniel, PT
Holly is an instructor and consultant for Scorebuilders, with over 25 years of clinical experience and 10 years as a physical therapy educator, helping candidates pass the licensing examination.

 

View the webinar here:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1181775295476823819

 

 

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems Review: A Comprehensive Review of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems From a Therapist's Perspective

The cardiovascular and pulmonary systems are often the most difficult for students to comprehend. This comprehensive session of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems will be presented from a PT's perspective providing you with the "needs to know" information while avoiding the "nuts to know" details of the two systems. 

 

Instructor: Eder A Garavito, PT, DPT, CCS
Eder is an assistant professor at the College of Saint Mary and PRN staff physical therapist at Duke University Hospital with 7 years of clinical experience. He is a cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical specialist who truly enjoys his consulting work with Scorebuilders. 

 

View the webinar here:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7712623675969959175

 

 

Gait Is Dynamic: Ways to Break It Down and Make It Fun!

Explore how gait is dynamic and approaching it this way will enhance understanding of muscle activation throughout the gait cycle. The session will use gait terminology in a dynamic way to maximize understanding of muscle activation at each joint (ankle, knee, hip) and the relationship of impairments to common gait deviations.

 

Instructor: Holly Daniel, PT

Holly is an instructor and consultant for Scorebuilders, with over 25 years of clinical experience and 10 years as a physical therapy educator, helping candidates pass the licensing examination.

 

View the webinar here:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7599127687881359618

 

 

What Am I Doing Wrong? - Strategies for Assessment of Decision Making and Test Taking Errors

Thursday, May 28th 6:30pm-7:30pm EST

Registration Opens May 25th

This session will focus on common reasons for higher numbers of decision making and test taking errors in an exam taker's portfolio.  We will discuss reasons they occur, the need for developing a consistent strategy to change these patterns, and remediation strategies.

 

Instructor: Beth Ennis, PT, EdD, PCS, ATP

Beth Ennis is a physical therapist with 28 years of clinical experience, 18 years of educational experience, and an instructor for Scorebuilders.

 

 

Prosthetics Review for the NPTE

Wednesday, June 3rd 6:30pm-8:30 pm EST

Registration Opens May 31st

Review the must-know prosthetics content for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) focus on the MOST important areas of prosthetics for your NPTE study plan, 2) discriminate between different prosthetics devices and their uses, 3) discuss contraindications, precautions, and red-flags regarding prosthetics care, 4) prioritize areas of importance as it relates to prosthetics and the NPTE.  Practice questions and answering strategies will be presented throughout the course.

 

Instructor: Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Daniel is a faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at Touro College in Bayshore, NY and a Scorebuilders instructor. He has written numerous scientific manuscripts on limb loss rehabilitation and presents nationally on the topic.

 

 

Review of Neurologic Injuries (CVA,TBI,SCI)

Wednesday, June 10th 6:30pm-7:30 pm EST

Registration Opens June 7th

Review common injuries to the central nervous system for the NPTE. By the end of the session you will be able to: 1) Identify key neuroanatomical structures and their primary functions 2) Recognize common signs and symptoms of injuries to the nervous system 3) Discuss key assessments with interpretation of the conditions discussed.

 

Instructor: Alicia Flach PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS

Alicia is faculty in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of South Carolina where she teaches the adult neurologic curriculum. Her clinical practice and research focus is on collaborating with individuals living with degenerative neurologic conditions.

 

 

Lymphedema Review for the NPTE

Wednesday, June 17th 6:30pm-7:30 pm EST

Registration Opens June 14th

Review Lymphedema, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), & Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) Identify the anatomy of the Lymphatic system & its function. 2) Recognize the indications and contraindications for Lymphedema treatment. 3) Understand the steps of MLD and CDT treatment.

 

Instructor: Amy Powell-Versteeg, PTA

Amy is an instructor at The University of Utah department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, and a Scorebuilders instructor. She is certified in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy.

 

 

Geriatrics Review for the NPTE

Wednesday, June 24th 6:30pm-8:30 pm EST

Registration Opens June 21st

Review the must-know geriatrics content for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) focus on the MOST important areas of geriatrics for your NPTE study plan, 2) discriminate between normal and abnormal aging, 3) discuss contraindications, precautions, and red-flags regarding older adult care, 4) prioritize areas of importance as it relates to geriatrics and the NPTE.  Practice questions and answering strategies will be presented throughout the course.

 

Instructor: Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Daniel is a faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at Touro College in Bayshore, NY and a Scorebuilders instructor. He has written numerous scientific manuscripts on limb loss rehabilitation and presents nationally on the topic.

 

Orthotics Review for the NPTE

Wednesday, July 1st 6:30pm-8:30 pm EST

Registration Opens June 28th

Review the must-know orthotics content for the NPTE exam. By the end of this session you will be able to: 1) focus on the MOST important areas of orthotics for your NPTE study plan, 2) discriminate between different orthotic devices and their uses, 3) discuss contraindications, precautions, and red-flags regarding orthotic care, 4) prioritize areas of importance as it relates to orthotics and the NPTE.  Practice questions and answering strategies will be presented throughout the course.

 

Instructor: Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Daniel is a faculty member in the Physical Therapy program at Touro College in Bayshore, NY and a Scorebuilders instructor. He has written numerous scientific manuscripts on limb loss rehabilitation and presents nationally on the topic.