Applicants wishing to become part of the class of 2018 VTS (Physical Rehabilitation) should plan on attending the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for examination.
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 and 5 essay questions. 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.
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