NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Rehabilitation Aide – Pennsylvania Customized Test (8342)
NOCTI proctored test centers throughout Pennsylvania. This assessment is not available through Nocti Business Solutions.
September 2019 - Present.
Student will be able to: Utilize safety and emergency procedures and report emergencies immediately; Adhere to the professional standards for healthcare providers; Use medical/fitness equipment; Use proper body mechanics for personal and patient/client safety; Maintain the confidentiality of records/information as required by HIPAA; Define informed consent and identify appropriate documentation procedures and their role in patient/client care; Analyze legal considerations and ethical actions; Identify the components of an Emergency Action Plan (EAP); Identify signs and symptoms, and prevention and treatment of weather-related illnesses; Perform CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid skills; Identify signs and symptoms, and prevention and treatment of head injuries/Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI's); Identify signs and symptoms, and prevention and treatment of acute traumatic spine injuries; Identify common causes of cardiorespiratory complications; Identify emergency management techniques for neuromusculoskeletal conditions; Apply Protect, Rest, Ice, Compress, and Elevate (PRICE) principle; Perform proper handwashing technique; Identify various bloodborne pathogens and comply with OSHA standards; Utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Select the appropriate taping, bracing, and wrapping techniques; Utilize patient/client safety measures; Compose History, Observation, Palpation, Special Tests (HOPS) and Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan (SOAP) notes; Measure and record height, weight, and visual acuity; Measure and record Vital Signs (VS); Measure and perform Range of Motion (ROM); Perform Manual Muscle Test (MMT); Identify signs and symptoms, and prevention and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal injuries; Identify treatment modalities and related safety procedures; Assist the patient/client with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and necessary Assistive Devices (AD); Explain daily nutritional requirements and caloric intake needs; Evaluate food labels; Evaluate basic and sports nutrition needs, including hydration; Identify signs and symptoms of dehydration; Simulate pre-exercise screening in determining physical activity participation; Conduct baseline testing for body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility; Implement the components of exercise prescription and modification; Select and demonstrate exercises to improve body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, and muscular endurance and flexibility; Select and demonstrate exercises to improve agility, power, speed, balance, and proprioception; Create short-term and long-term goals utilizing the Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound (SMART) principle; Execute spotting techniques for resistance training exercise; Identify the stages of human growth and development; Identify and discuss types of mental health disorders; Identify and discuss types of disordered eating; Use medical terminology and abbreviations/acronyms; Identify anatomical position, body planes, directions, and cavities; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the integumentary system; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the skeletal system; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the muscular system; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the nervous system; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the cardiovascular system; Identify organs, functions, and disease processes of the respiratory system. Performance Component: Handwashing (12%), Vital Signs, Height, Weight, And BMI (28%), AROM, MMT, and Flexibility (18%), PRICE (19%), and Ankle taping and Crutch Fitting (23%).
NOCTI and NBS exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a performance component test to assess application of skills.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Rehabilitation Services or Rehabilitation Counseling (10/19).