Applicants wishing to become part of the class of 2019 VTS (Physical Rehabilitation) should plan on attending the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for examination unless otherwise stated. Also in your planning, you may want to attend the American College of Veterinary Surgery Conference starting October 17, 2019! For more information on the conference please visit https://www.acvs.org
Examination Learning Objectives/Domains taken from the APRVT Skills list
Required Core Categories
Canine/Feline Behavior and Handling
Small Animal Anatomy, Physiology and Directional Terms
Responses of Musculoskeletal Tissues to Disuse and Remobilization
Patient Assessment and Management
Physical Modalities, Manual Techniques and Adjunctive Treatments
Common Conditions and Surgical Procedures in Veterinary Physical Rehabilitation
Supplemental Skills Therapeutic Exercise Equipment and Therapeutic Modalities
The VTS (Physical Rehabilitation) board examination will be a 100 multiple choice question with the possibility of at least one written answer question. Examination questions are validated by diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation with at least two references found in the APRVT reading list.
Examination fees can be paid in the APRVT Store and are non-refundable. The fee for the Examination are $100.00. Examinees are responsbile for securing their own housing and transportation.
Should an examinee require special accommodations, the Exam Chair must be notified prior to the examination in the time period specified in the APRVT ByLaws.
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