Exam Date: The fourth Friday of November (November 24th, 2023)
Exam Time:
2pm EST
Location:
Online
Registration Deadline:
Closes the last Sunday of October (October 29th, 2023)
Registration:
Opens the summer of 2023

Exam Modification Requests: Any requests to modify the online format or timeframe (with supporting documentation to confirm this is required) must be submitted at the time of the registration deadline. The request must be submitted by email to support@sportphysio.ca AND exams@sportphysio.ca; otherwise, the application will be deferred to the following year.

PREREQUISITES OF THE CERTIFICATE EXAM APPLICANT

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF CERTIFICATE IN SPORT PHYSIOTHERAPY

On completing the Sport Physiotherapy Certificate, the physiotherapist will be able to:

  • Contribute to continued education in Sport Physiotherapy by working with other physiotherapists and health professionals at athletic events.
  • Advise athletes and coaches on proper fitting and maintenance of equipment and protective devices.
  • Develop functional tests to determine an athlete’s ability to return to training or competition.
  • Stock a first aid kit for a sporting event.
  • Demonstrate and describe appropriate first aid procedures for common athletic injuries and emergencies including transportation procedures for the conscious and unconscious athlete.
  • Design and implement an accident prevention program.
  • Apply the information gained from the curriculum objectives for the Sport Physiotherapy Certificate in the assessment and management of common sports injuries.
  • Be cognizant of the legal implications of Sport Physiotherapy involvement.
  • Work independently at an athletic event providing first aid, taping, wrapping, strapping, assessment and management of acute injuries and sport massage.
  • Explain the structure and function of Sport Physiotherapy Canada.