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All questions on the exam relate to the competencies outlined in "Description of Specialty Practice: Oncologic Physical Therapy."

Following is an outline summarizing the key components of the DSP for oncologic physical therapy. Examination percentages reflect the approximate weighting of the specialty board examination for each content domain. Examination questions can reflect  knowledge areas or practice expectations, or both combined, to test the application of knowledge areas to clinical practice.

Outline Summary

A. Foundation Sciences (5%)
B. Behavioral Sciences (5%)
C. Clinical Sciences (5%)

A. Professional Behavior (2%)
B. Professional Development (2%)
C. Communication (2%)
D. Social Responsibility (2%)
E. Leadership (2%)
F. Education (1%)
G. Advocacy (1%)
H. Administration (1%)
I. Consultation (1%)
J. Evidence-Based Practice (2%)

A. Examination/Reexamination (23%)
B. Evaluation/Diagnosis/Prognosis (14%)
C. Intervention/Instruction (27%)
D. Outcomes (5%)

TOTAL 100%