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- Continuing education exam
- NOTE: The text A Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation, Second Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
Consisting of 110 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading A Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation, Second Edition
. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can palpate all structures of the human body with expertise.Learning Objectives
After reading the book and successfully completing the 110-question exam, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the goals of surface palpation.
- Explain the role of anatomy in surface palpation.
- Discuss the importance of surface palpation as a component of the clinical examination.
- Describe the proper technique for identifying each of the various types of tissues.
- Articulate the importance of proper body mechanics during surface palpation.
Physical therapists, occupational therapists, orthopedists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and massage therapists.
Michael Masaracchio, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, is an associate professor and the chairperson of the department of physical therapy at Long Island University in Brooklyn. He is also the current director of the anatomy lab at Long Island University, where he was awarded the David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018. He is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy by the American Physical Therapy Specialization Council and served on the Specialization Academy of Content Experts for the sports physical therapy examination from 2013 to 2016. A long-time practicing physical therapist, he is currently the clinical director at Masefield and Cavallaro Physical Therapy, where he specializes in the examination and management of orthopedic and sport-related pathologies.
Dr. Masaracchio completed his manual therapy fellowship from Regis University in 2013 and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. He served as the Brooklyn/Staten Island chapter director for the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) from 2014 to 2018. He also was the member-at-large and sat on the executive committee for the NYPTA in 2016. Dr. Masaracchio has published 22 articles, a textbook, and a book chapter, and he has presented at local, national, and international conferences.
Chana Frommer, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, RISPT, CCI, is an adjunct associate professor in the department of physical therapy at Long Island University in Brooklyn. A long-time practicing physical therapist, she is currently a senior staff physical therapist at Nola Physical Therapy and Performance, where she focuses on treating people with orthopedic and sports pathologies. Dr. Frommer is board certified in orthopedics and sports by the American Physical Therapy Specialization Council. She served on the Specialization Academy of Content Experts for both the orthopedic and sports physical therapy examinations, and she was a reviewer for the ABPTS Specialist Re-certification Committee. She is also certified as a clinical instructor (CCI) by the American Physical Therapy Association and serves as an instructor and mentor for physical therapy students during their clinical rotations. Dr. Frommer is a Registered International Sports Physical Therapist and has served as a Medical Captain for the New York City Marathon medical team for a number of years. She has also been the lead author on two articles related to pediatric and adolescent sports injuries, has coauthored a textbook, and has presented at a national conference.