PCE Clinical (Physiotherapy Competency Examination)

PCE Clinical (Physiotherapy Competency Examination )

Who are we?

PCE Study Buddy has pledged to provide a comprehensive preparation course for the written as well as clinical aspects of the PCE (Physiotherapy Competency Examination). PCE Study buddy is a renowned and trusted licensure program as per the guidelines of Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR), which helps the national and international students to achieve their goals and live their dreams of being a licensed therapist in Canada. We offer courses for both the written as well as the clinical component of the test. Our adept tutors have provided guidance for more than 500 students for over more than 5 years to crack the license test and work as efficient therapists.

Is this course for you?

Do you want to:
  • Improve your probability to pass PCE
  • Have real live interactions with instructors/tutors
  • Learn and understand the nature and type of exam
  • Have a lot of sample questions
  • Receive instant feedback by well versed PTs
  • Feel more confident about your test taking skills and abilities

Course Details

Course for the PCE clinical component

PCE Study Buddy offers a course which encircles the syllabus that is provided by the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR). This test is divided into 2 components – written and the clinical component. We cover all the major subjects which build in the base of the test such as:

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Cardio-pulmonary and vascular
  • Non-systems
  • Multi-systems
  • Neurology

Each subject is further dissected under the following sub-topics:

  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Signs/Symptoms
  • Treatments
  • Indications/Contraindications
  • System interaction
  • Situational analysis

Clinical course objectives

  • Opportunities to learn major skills for PCE clinicals.
  • Practice practical cases as per Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) with peers and gain feedback on personal performance.
  • We have a set number of lectures reserved for individual subjects; Total 9 lectures & 9 test classes will be conducted.
  • Gain insight into how to read and interpret OSCE stations by creating and evaluating OSCE-style stations.
  • We provide comprehensive notes for the clinical lectures and tests.
  • Gain knowledge to improvise the performance with proper & personal guidance from our elite instructors.
  • Students get an opportunity to discuss all major topics of PCE Clinicals as per the blueprint of CAPR.
  • One on one assessment and guidance for your weak points based on your performance is given.
  • All classes are conducted on Zoom to provided easy accessibility.
  • 9 different test are conducted on zoom. Each tests consists of 8 different clinical stations. Students are expected to be prepared before hand, as the tutors can randomly ask any student to perform the clinical test.

Course Information

Musculoskeletal Classes:

  • Total 5 lectures
  • Subjective and objective assessment
  • Goniometery, MMT, Special Tests
  • Exercise prescription
  • ICU set up, ambulation and post surgical cases
  • Posture assessment, Ergonomic assessment, MSK conditions

Multisystem Classes:

  • Total 2 lectures
  • Modalities, burn bandages, hemophilia and HIV
  • Pregnancy, lymphedema, diabetes, obesity

Ethics Class:

  • Total 2 lectures
  • Privacy, consent, boundaries and sexual abuse, communication skills
  • Providing and refusing care standard
  • Reporting obligations
  • Working with PTA Standards

Multisystem Classes:

  • Total 2 lectures
  • Modalities, burn bandages, hemophilia and HIV
  • Pregnancy, lymphedema, diabetes, obesity

Ethics Class:

  • Total 2 lectures
  • Privacy, consent, boundaries and sexual abuse, communication skills
  • Providing and refusing care standard
  • Reporting obligations
  • Working with PTA Standards

Neurology Classes:

  • Total 2 lectures
  • Assessment for bed mobility, tone, proprioceptive/joint sense, co-ordination and balance
  • MMT for peripheral nerve injury, SCI injury levels and management
  • Gait training and assessment
  • Transfer techniques and assessment
  • Wheelchair mobility/propulsion
  • Sensory and motor examination
  • Fall, stroke and development history
  • PT interventions for neurological conditions
  • Pediatric conditions and rehabilitations
  • Outcome measures

Cardio-Pulmonary Classes:

  • Total 2 lectures/li>
  • Subjective assessment of Cardiac conditions, respiratory conditions, aerobic training
  • Objective assessment
  • Vascular assessment of arterial and venous disorders, diabetic foot care, COPD, RDS
  • Use of breathing devices
  • PT interventions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the validity of the course?
  • The validity of the course is till the end of 2021.

  • How to register for written and clinical exam?
  • Please refer our website to enroll for the course or email us at pcestudybuddyclinical@gmail.com.

  • How can I extend my subscription for some more time?
  • You can extend the subscription for another one year by paying the fees for extension. Payment can be made by PayPal, Zelle or direct bank transfer.

  • How can I watch the lectures again if miss the live lectures?
  • You can watch the recorded lectures on facebook or website login.

  • What is the success rate after joining the course?
  • Our success rate for the course is 94% We strive hard to help our students achieve their goals.

  • How are the lectures conducted?
  • All the lectures are conducted on zoom.

Mock Exams

  • Mock exams are conducted at the end of the cohort with 12 different practical stations as per OSCE. Individual and group feedback is provided after each station for better understanding.
  • Video recordings of lectures will be given for revision.
  • Evaluation sheet of your performance is provided on your result.
  • Validity of the access to clinical classes is 1 year.
  • Total fees of this course is $799 CAD.
  • This course prepares the students to have a very focused, reasonable and a diagnostic approach towards the test questions and simulated clinical cases.
  • Limited seats available, so HURRY!

Sessions end only when all the doubts of the students are solved with satisfactory answers. Our team is here to help you at each and every step.

Mentorship Program

    The Mentorship program is a personalized program, where the instructor attends the student on an individual basis. It is one on one training for the students who find it difficult to cope up with the general batch. We have 4-5 mentors in our team, who work on one on one basis with each student.

    Our mentorship program includes:
  • Individual guidance, strategic problem solving on difficult topics.
  • Interactive discussion on each subject, brainstorming questions.
  • Discussion of the exam rationales (TED, NPTE/PCE tests, etc)
  • 2 classes minimum per week.
  • Time is decided as per the availability of the individual mentor.
  • Fees for this program is $300/- for 3 months. Payment details will be given directly by your mentor.
  • Prerequisite for this program is that you need to be an existing student of the Study Buddy team.