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Who can perform Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's)?

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Who can perform Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's)?

  Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's) are not a regulated or controlled act. You can perform an FCE if it is in your scope of practice. That said, like with most unregulated things, there is some self regulation. You should check your local referral sources, they may have restrictions. As an example in the state of California, according to The Physical Therapy Board of California,  a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) cannot perform a "physical therapy FCE". However a PTA can perform a "pre-employment FCE". Do I need to be certified? Since the FCE is not regulated there is no requirement to...

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What do you do in a functional capacity evaluation (FCE's)?

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What do you do in a functional capacity evaluation (FCE's)?

A Functional Capacity Evaluation (“FCE”) involves a battery of objective of tests and observations to evaluate your physical ability to function in different tasks. The final report can help demonstrate what you activities you can safely perform. Interview:  The interview may take 10 minutes or an hour depending on the complexity of your situation. The evaluator will review your medical records and ask a series of questions about your injury and what you do at work.  The functional capacity evaluation is one-on-one, meaning there will not be other people being evaluated in the room with you. You may be asked to fill out some...

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How fit are Paramedics?

How fit are Paramedics?

How Fit are Paramedics?

I asked Craig "If I wanted to be a Paramedic, how fit would I need to be?". Craig told me that in his program they prepare students to pass the Ottawa Paramedic Physical Abilities Test (OPPAT).

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Online FCE

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Online FCE

Do you want to learn at home? Our online FCE certification courses are available now.

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