1. Facilities and practitioners that participate in Medicare and/or Medicaid programs are legally mandated to follow the regulations set forth by which federal governing body?


2. Which of the following descriptions most adequately describes a long-term care facility?


3. A patient currently receiving treatment in a skilled nursing facility requests that she be allowed to see her her physical therapy evaluation documentation. The facility grants her access to the therapist’s documentation and during the patient’s review of the evaluation she requests that the word irritable be removed from the therapist’s written assessment. Which of the following is true?


4. Which of the following research designs attempts to establish a causal relationship between two variables through group comparison?


5. Which of the following is an example of a ratio scale data type used in a research study?


6. While reviewing a study, a therapist begins to doubt that the observed changes in the dependent variable are due solely to manipulation of the independent variable. If these doubts are true, which type of validity may be lacking in this study?


7. A therapist is examining a study on the effects of high velocity low amplitude thrust techniques on passive cervical rotation ROM in individuals with limited cervical ROM. The research design utilizes three different PT’s as data collectors for both the control and experimental groups. Measurements are taken 3 times by each data collector for both groups. The ROM measurements taken after treatment in the experimental group for R cervical rotation are as follows:

Data collector #1: 50 degrees, 49 degrees, 51 degrees

Data Collector #2: 30 degrees, 30 degrees, 29 degrees

Data collector#3: 40 degrees, 40 degrees, 42 degrees

Which type of reliability is displayed in these results?


8. Which parametric test would be used to identify the difference at a specific probability level between two randomly assigned independent groups as described below?

A test to determine the difference in Knee pain between a control group and an exercise group at a .05 probability level.



9. Of the options listed, which of the following is considered the highest level of evidence?


10. Examine a patient group below:

Patient A: Intact ACL

Patient B: Ruptured ACL

Patient C: Ruptured ACL

Patient D:Intact ACL

Patient E: Ruptured ACL

A test is employed to identify ACL integrity in the above patients. A positive test results in Patient’s A, B, C, and E.

Which of the following is true?


One thought on “EBPT and Professional Roles Quiz #1

  • March 12, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    nice questions, THANK YOU!


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