• NPTE Exam Prep

    Prepare for the NPTE with TherapyEd

    TherapyEd is the leader in helping students prepare for and pass the NPTE Licensure exam. Through our two-day courses, best-selling Review & Study Guide by O’Sullivan, Siegelman, Shaffer, & Sutlive, and rigorous practice questions we help thousands of students pass the PT exam every year.

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TherapyEd’s 2024 NPTE Review & Study Guide–Now Available!

TherapyEd’s O’Sullivan and Siegelman’s National Physical Therapy Exam Review & Study Guide has been the #1 best-selling guide for over 25 years.  Distinguished educators Drs. Susan O’Sullivan, Raymond Siegelman, Scott Shaffer, and Thomas Sutlive revise and update the book every year to make sure it is completely up-to-date for the NPTE. It features:

  • New video and scenario questions and multiple choice exam items–just like the new exam,
  • 3 complete online summative exams with rigorous Multiple Choice items and all the new item types,
  • 675 rigorous practice questions–more than any other Study Guide,
  • Comprehensive content review in a clear and concise outline format,
  • New Online Learning Assistant for unmatched study
  • Engaging, full-color graphics,
  • Insightful Score Reports to identify individual strengths and weaknesses,
  • Study hints, test-taking strategies, and access to the TherapyEd Learning Portal,

The Guide’s comprehensive content review and the best practice questions in the profession make sure students are ready for anything that may appear on the exam. The questions are designed to match, or slightly exceed, the level of difficulty and complexity found on the real exam to make sure students who prepare with TherapyEd are fully ready to succeed on the real, high-stakes NPTE.

TherapyEd’s National Physical Therapy Licensure Exam Review & Study Guide

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Focused on active learning and developing critical reasoning skills, our exam prep courses are taught by superior instructors with years of experience helping students. They use their collective knowledge and diverse experience to help students prepare and do their best on exam day. Each course starts with an overview of the exam to make sure students fully understand the nature and challenges of the high-stakes NPTE. Then instructors work through questions, in a guided learning format, to develop students’ critical reasoning skills. Breaking down and analyzing questions to understand how best to answer them on the real exam is at the heart of the TherapyEd course.

Making this an engaging and interesting learning experience is what makes our instructors the best in the profession. Utilizing their own years of practical and teaching experience, as well as interactive clickers and the TherapyEd Course Manual–a 302 page text given out as part of the course–the instructors are the reason almost everyone who takes the course rates it as “Excellent” or “Above Average.”  In student reviews of the course the comment made most often is “I wish this instructor taught at my school.”

Introducing TherapyEd’s NEW Mobile App for the NPTE

TherapyEd’s mobile test prep app is a powerful and essential tool to help you pass the NPTE. Included are 600 comprehensive practice questions from the best-selling NPTE Review & Study Guide with detailed explanations and page references to help you master core concepts for your exam. Generate custom study sessions based on your mastery and filter by core domains, categories, and reasoning strategies. Track your progress and know where to improve next in real-time as you answer questions.

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Why TherapyEd?

TherapyEd is the leader in preparing physical therapy students for the NPTE. Every year we help thousands of students pass their exam with our Exam Preparation Courses, best-selling Review & Study Guide, rigorous online practice exams, Online Office Hours, and other online resources.

In choosing physical therapy as a career you have elected to join a community of hard-working professionals who improve the quality of life for patients every day. At TherapyEd, our goal is to improve your quality of life by helping you prepare for and succeed on the NPTE. As the leader in preparing students for the NPTE, we help thousands pass their exam each year. Register for a TherapyEd Exam Preparation Course, purchase our best-selling Review & Study Guide by O’Sullivan, Siegelman, Shaffer, & Sutlive, and take our rigorous practice exams to make sure you pass the first time. Our mission is to help educate the next generation of PT professionals through the use of ethical, high quality tools and resources designed to empower mastery and ensure success on the NPTE.


We have been preparing students for their exams for over 30 years.  We rely on our instructors – their enthusiasm, talent and commitment – to make every course our students attend a success. Our instructors are leaders in their profession with experience as professors, authors, speakers, clinicians, and item writers with a wide diversity of expertise.

What do students think?

“I had to take the time to write you and let you know that I am so grateful for the course!…”

“Great Information, the book is very helpful.”

“It helped me realize that I need to get serious about my study schedule.”

Very beneficial and I feel it prepared me very well to start my study plan.”

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  • “The instructor did a great job of presenting the material in a way that was easy to remember, had great background knowledge on the subject matter, and used real-life and clinical examples to convey meaning. This course does a good job of reviewing all the concepts that will be on the exam, how to set-up a study plan, and what to expect during the exam.”
    – Christina S., Touro University Nevada
  • “The instructor explained each question and the answers very well to my understanding. I think this course should be recommended for all physical therapy students preparing for the exam.”
    – Butali O., University of Missouri
  • “Hardin-Simmons University’s Department of Physical Therapy has been recommending the TherapyEd NPTE Review and Study Guide and prep course to our students for nearly 10 years. The topics are presented concisely, yet thoroughly so students can easily identify gaps in their knowledge to focus on in their comprehensive study plan. Tables, charts, pictures and diagrams clearly present key elements of information. Every student studying for the NPTE should consider utilizing this review textbook.”
    – Prof. Janelle K. O’Connell, Hardin-Simmons University
  • “The instructor was very informative and approachable. I had a wonderful time. The course gave me guidelines on where to start my review. I am not lost anymore and am looking forward to studying.”
    – Elenita F., Touro University Nevada
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful, and provided great explanations of answers to questions and tips to remember certain content. He really emphasized important areas, how to study, how to process questions, and was very encouraging and really good at putting information in perspective. This course was VERY helpful in helping me mentally prepare. Overall, a well worth it and great course!”
    – Katelyn H., University of Central Arkansas
  • “A talented teacher who was very knowledgeable and great with relating test information with clinical knowledge. I feel much more confident going into my studies and feel much more prepared to develop a study plan! This was the perfect pre-NPTE course.”
    – Sayre U., University of Central Arkansas
  • “The instructor was amazingly knowledgeable and a hero for those of us that English is a second language. It was a wonderful course.”
    – Vivian O., MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • “The instructor was wonderful at explaining the subject matter and helping the class decipher important and relevant information when answering exam questions. Very knowledgeable and good at teaching! This course is excellent at preparing students in what to expect on testing day, test-taking and anxiety relief strategies, as well as actual question preparation.”
    – Emily B., Louisiana State University in Shreveport
  • “The course was very helpful, from teaching test format and sample questions to how to study and motivation and relaxation techniques. I feel this course overall has helped me to prepare and build a plan for my exam preparation.”
    – Beau A., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
  • “This course has been extremely helpful. The example questions are much more like the real exam questions versus Scorebuilders’ book practice questions – I did not feel well prepared with Scorebuilders.”
    – Annie Q., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans