The link below offers access the competency assessment. It contains six question sets about the competencies or knowledge and skills you must have as a Canadian physiotherapist assistant providing care to clients and their families. The questions are based on the document Essential Competency Profile for Physiotherapist Assistants in Canada (April 2012), prepared in partnership with the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators, the Canadian Council of Physiotherapy University Programs, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada.
The regulatory colleges for physiotherapists in the provinces and territories of Canada provide online information about provincial guidelines for physiotherapist assistant practice that are specific to their jurisdictions. You may wish to consult this website as you proceed through this section of the tool: The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapist Regulators www.alliancept.org.
Other useful sources of general information regarding immigration to Canada are listed below:
The Atlantic Connection website provides information about working as health professionals in Atlantic Canada. Here you can find specific information about health care professions and their working environments as well as a number of other related resources. www.atlanticcanadahealthcare.com
This website offers information about the Canadian immigration process and describes what it is like to live and work in Canada. www.cic.gc.ca
This website offers information about the many services that are available to internationally trained professionals who wish to have their credentials reviewed in order to seek work in Canada. www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomers/credentials
For each competency you may choose:
Once you view the results to your competency assessment, you will no longer have access to this Self Assessment Readiness Tool™.