Ep. 124 – How to apply for the oncology specialist certification exam

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The deadline for the oncology specialist certification exam is rapidly approaching (July 1!), so don’t let it sneak up on you!

In today’s episode, we’re covering important dates to know, plus a step-by-step walkthrough of how to complete the application.

Starting from scratch? In tonight’s workshop, we’re taking you through our foolproof method to start your case report with success: picking your “perfect” patient. See you tonight at 6:30pm Central Time!

Important dates:

Deadline to apply (& submit your case report): July 1, 2021.

Initial Certification Exam Fee Deadline: November 30, 2021.

Scheduling permits issued in late December

Exam dates: February 26 – March 12, 2022.

Documenting your PT experience

Two options:

Option A: submit evidence of 2,000 hours of direct patient care as licensed US PT in specialty area

Option B: submit evidence of completion of oncology residency

2000 hours of direct patient care in specific specialty area last 10 years

500 hours of direct patient care in specific specialty area within last 3 years

Your PT experience has to be approved by someone who can vouch that you’ve done your hours, for example: manager, supervisor, coworker, etc.

Oncology Case Report

When you apply, you must submit your completed case report by the July 1 deadline.

If you want more help on this, I highly encourage you to check out our workshop tonight on “How to pick the ‘perfect’ patient for your case report.”

In this workshop, we’ll show you our foolproof ways to start your case report for success, plus pull back the curtain on our new mini-course, TheOncoPT Case Report Crash Course. See you inside!

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