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NPTE® Workshop for Educators

There will be one NPTE Workshop for Educators held in 2020

Maximum class: 30 attendees

Date: November 6-8, 2020

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
124 S West St 3rd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314

Workshop fee: $595

This workshop is designed to provide educators with an increased knowledge of the National Physical Therapy Examination program, which may benefit their program and students.


    • How to write better multiple-choice questions for your exams that follow the same format as the NPTE
    • How to statistically analyze your test questions to determine if they are good questions
    • How the NPTE is developed from content outline through scoring
    • How to prepare your students for the test administration experience
    • How to interpret and use your school pass rate reports
    • And much more.

Individuals who would like to pay for their registration by credit card or debit card, please use the following link:

    • Remember to make your own travel and lodging arrangements
    • Hotel block information will be released as soon as it becomes available and will be posted on this page and in the online registration.

Friday: 7:45 AM (free continental breakfast) – 5:00 PM
Receive expert psychometric training on writing multiple-choice test questions that more accurately test your students' understanding of the material.

  • Learn to use item statistics to analyze items that you use on your exams
  • Understand the characteristics of "good" multiple-choice test questions
  • Review the barriers to writing good test questions
  • Practice writing test questions and receive feedback on your practice questions

Saturday:7:45 AM (free continental breakfast) – 5:00 PM
Review NPTE test development.

  • Review the steps used to construct the NPTE
  • Review the psychometric principles used to develop "high stakes" exams
  • Review what students need to know about applying for and taking the NPTE

Sunday: 7:45 AM (free continental breakfast) – 12:00 PM
Share strategies for improving program pass rates.

  • Review the analysis of PT and PTA practice and how it is used to update the NPTE
  • Receive assistance with interpreting school reports
  • Discuss the issue of cheating
  • Discuss your questions, concerns and issues regarding the NPTE

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