August 2013 Physical and Occupational Therapy Licensure Examination Results

Congratulations to all our newly licensed therapists! :)

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 355 out of 679 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 64 out of 150 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this August 2013.

Source: PRC

Attachment:
List of successful examinees for August 2013

February 2013 Physical and Occupational Therapists Licensure Examinations Results

From the PRC website:

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 285 out of 579 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 32 out of 64 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this February 2013.

The members of the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy who gave the licensure examinations are Dr. Reynaldo R. Rey-Matias, Chairman; Raul G. Agustin, Bernadette M. Reyes, Delia R. Pabalan and Rolland Lyle D. Duque, Members.

The results were released in two (2) working days from the last day of examinations.

Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be on February 21 and 22, 2013. Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, current Community Tax Certificate (cedula), 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 2 sets of metered documentary stamps and 1 short brown envelope with name and profession and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2013-2016. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER.

Congratulations to all our newly licensed therapists! Keep up the good work!

Attachment:
List of Successful Physical and Occupational Therapy Examinees for February 2013

Stroke and Occupational Therapy

Please visit Occupational Therapy International website for a chance to read the following articles for free.

Stroke and Occupational Therapy

Task-specific training: evidence for and translation to clinical practice
Isobel J. Hubbard, Mark W. Parsons, Cheryl Neilson, Leeanne M. Carey

Post-stroke fatigue: qualitative study of three focus groups
Nancy A. Flinn, Jan E. Stube

A review of bilateral training for upper extremity hemiparesis
Mary Ellen Stoykov, Daniel M. Corcos

Description of a return-to-work occupational therapy programme for stroke rehabilitation in Singapore
Mei Leng Chan

The impact of stroke: insights from patients in Taiwan
Ya-Chen Lee, Yi-Miau Chen, I-Ping Hsueh, Yen-Ho Wang, Ching-Lin Hsieh

Relationship of Cognitive and Perceptual Abilities to Functional Independence in Adults Who Have Had a Stroke
Ted Brown, Jennifer Mapleston, Allison Nairn, Andrew Molloy
*link goes directly to full article due to recent publication date

Effects of robotic-aided rehabilitation on recovery of upper extremity function in chronic stroke: a single case study
Nancy A. Flinn, Jennifer L. Smith, Christopher J. Tripp, Matthew W. White

Occupational Therapist Eligibility Determination Updates

Just an update from NBCOT…

Effective July 31st, 2013, internationally educated occupational therapists must meet one of the following minimum criteria to be considered eligible for the OTR® certification examination.

Completion of an Entry-Level Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program AND a Post Professional Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy** OR

Completion of an Entry-Level Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program**

Click here to read more…

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