Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Katie Whetstone, PT, DPT, SCS
Dr. Whetstone is a graduate of the University of Evansville Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. Dr. Whetstone completed her post-doctoral work with the University of Evansville/ProRehab, PC Sports Residency Program where she currently serves as a clinical mentor and is responsible for curriculum development. Dr.…Read full bio
Holly Tanner, DPT, PT, MA, OCS, LMP, PRPC, BCB-PMD, CCI
Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, LMP, PRPC, CCI is a 1995 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Holly spent over a decade working for Apple Physical Therapy in Washington state, where she developed clinical programming for education and for women's and men's health for many of Apple's clinics. She has…Read full bio
1. Study Plan and Personal Portfolio
This chapter presents the participant with a strong method for crafting an effective, comprehensive personal study plan based on their strengths and weaknesses. It further introduces the participant to the timeline of preparation for the SCS and what it takes to prepare effectively. Finally, information on practice exams, the personal portfolio, and test taking errors are included.
2. Learning Styles and Exam Content
The first step to studying for the exam is to determine what type of learning style you have. This chapter suggests an effective tool to determine one’s preferred learning style as well as recommendations for how best to utilize this information in studying for and recalling information during the SCS exam.
3. Test-Taking Tips
This chapter by Holly Tanner will help provide strategies and tips to become familiar with in preparation for the exam. Participants will be guided through the format of the exam and how to best assess each question.
4. Signing Up and Exam Day
This last section walks through important dates and deadlines prior to exam day and the schedule of the day itself. Insider tips and recommendations play a key role in preparing the participant to confidently take the SCS exam.