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The NBCOT ® Exam

TherapyEd's new, 7th edition National OT Review & Study Guide for the NBCOT Exam

“I used the TherapyEd book almost exclusively to study and prepare for the exam. I felt well prepared and confident when I took the test, and I passed! Well worth every penny! Thank you, thank you, thank you!”

Libby Kershner
Towson University

The new, 7th edition National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Review & Study Guide by Rita P. Fleming-Castaldy and other distinguished educators is now available. Printed for the first time in full color with new, 4-color graphics, the Guide prepares you for the NBCOT Exam with a comprehensive content review, three complete practice exams on CD -- Including 9 complete Simulation test items -- and information on Critical Reasoning for the NBCOT exam. The text is completely updated for the new exam blueprint and includes study hints, test-taking strategies, up-to-date information about the NBCOT exam, and “Create your own Exam” software.

The NBCOT is a high stakes exam and the TherapyEd Review & Study Guide is the ONLY book to combine comprehensive content review with practice questions designed to prepare you to pass.

  • Completely updated for the new exam blueprint.
  • New, full color graphics and text for ease of studying.
  • Updated and expanded chapters.
  • Critical information on the Simulation test item format.
  • All needed review information in one text.
  • Three complete Practice Exams on CD (including 9 full Simulation test items)
  • Most importantly, the practice exams on CD give you feedback so you can understand how you did, what your strengths and weaknesses are, and how to better prepare for the exam.

The Review & Study Guide contains comprehensive, easy to read chapters covering:

  • Certification Exam Information
  • Study and Test Taking Strategies
  • State Regulatory Board information
  • Certification of the Occupational Therapist
  • Principles of Effective Exam Preparation
  • The Process of Occupational Therapy
  • Professional Responsibilities and Ethics
  • Human Development and Aging
  • Musculoskeletal System Disorders
  • Neurological System Disorders
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal, Renal-Genitourinary, Endocrine, Immunological and Integumentary Systems Disorders
  • Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders
  • Biomechanical Approaches
  • Neurological Approaches
  • Cognitive Perceptual Approaches
  • Psychosocial Approaches
  • Evaluation and Intervention for Performance in Areas of Occupation
  • Mastery of the Environment: Evaluation and Intervention
  • Critical Reasoning rationales for all practice exam questions
  • Practice Exam Answers with full content Rationales

Author Rita P. Fleming-Castaldy PhD, OTL, FAOTA.

Dr. Fleming-Castaldy (formerly Cottrell) received her Doctor of Philosophy, post-professional M.A., and undergraduate degrees in Occupational Therapy from New York University. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Scranton and was previously the Program Director and a faculty member at Dominican College. She also served on the program faculty at New York University. In addition to the best-selling "National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Review & Study Guide", Dr. Fleming-Castaldy is the editor of several texts and the author of numerous journal articles. She has presented nationally and internationally on a diversity of professional issues.  Dr. Fleming-Castaldy serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy in Mental Health. Her areas of expertise include professional development and career mobility, mental health practice, community participation, and disability rights and advocacy. In 2002, she was honored by being named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association for innovation and leadership in education and advocacy.

The new, 7th edition National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Review & Study Guide is included with the price of the Occupational Therapy Certification Preparation Course or can be purchased separately for $85.00, plus shipping and handling. The new edition, with 9 complete Simulation items and the “Create your own Exam” software, is available now.

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