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NBCOPA, ASOPA, OPA

National Board for Certification of Orthopedic Physician Assistants


    PTC Online Testing System
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 75 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examinations for Orthopedic Assisting, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

See Detail below..
Examination(s)
Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants 
Online Practice Test for Orthopedic Physician Assistants 
NBCOPA Website
http://nbcopa.org/
Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
(Starting July 1, 2016)
On an as-needed basis through PSI
Eligibility
Although not a requirement, it is highly recommended that candidates have at least two years of college work in the sciences before sitting for the Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants.
    1. Completion of an orthopedic physician assistant program, a primary care physician assistant program, or a nurse practitioner program,
      OR
    2. Completion of a related allied health care program AND at least FIVE years of experience in orthopedic work with responsibility in surgical assisting, history and physical assessment, and immobilization techniques, under the supervision of a Board-certified orthopedic surgeon.
NOTE: A supervising Board-certified orthopedic surgeon must verify this eligibility and sign the Supervising Physician’s Statement on the candidate's Application.
  1. Completion and filing of Application and required fee for the Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants.
  2. Agreement to adhere to the following NBCOPA Code of Ethics:
    1. Pledge to render service to humanity with full regard to patient.
    2. Pledge to safeguard all confidential information regarding a patient and NBCOPA unless required to divulge such information by law.
    3. Pledge to uphold the principles and policies of NBCOPA.
    4. Pledge to strive continually to gain professional knowledge and experience so as to provide better health care to patients, physicians, and community served.
Fee(s)
Initial Certification Fee $450.00
Recertification by Exam Fee (OPA-C or OA-C) $350.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certification Examination for Orthopedic Physician Assistants and pay with a Credit Card. 

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.

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Online Practice Test for Orthopedic Physician Assistants
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
N/A Available Now
Online Testing Details
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 75 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examinations for Orthopedic Assisting, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

SCORE REPORT
After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

CONTENT INCLUDED
  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Musculoskeletal Conditions
  3. Orthopedic History and Physical Examination
  4. Imaging and Laboratory Studies
  5. Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $75.00
How to Apply

Online Practice Test for Orthopedic Physician Assistants

  Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ to learn how to apply, pay, and take the practice test online  

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