Exam Content

Note: This is only an outline of information over which candidates may be tested. For deeper study many sources are included in the reading list.

WRITTEN EXAM – TWO PARTS

WRITTEN EXAM PART ONE

I. Human anatomy & physiology, kinesiology & bio-mechanics of the foot & ankle (30%-45 questions)

1. In the foot and ankle anterior and

posterior name, location, and function

of the:

a. bones

b. muscles

c. tendons

d. ligaments

e. joints

f. blood supply (veins and arteries)

g. posterior tibial, median & lateral

plantar nerves

h. landmarks

styloid process of the 5th metatarsal

medial & lateral malleolus

dorsalis pedis artery

2. Biomechanics and kinesiology of the

ankle and foot:

a. medial

b. lateral

c. proximal

d. distal

e. pronation

f. supination

g. abduction

h. adduction

i. plantar flexion

j. dorsiflexion

3. Basic anatomical terminology

4. Pathology

II. Reflexology (60%–90 questions)

  1. Definition
  2. Scope of Practice
  3. History
  4. Theory
  5. Reflex chart
  6. Guidelines
  7. Techniques

a. Relaxation techniques

b. Working techniques

  1. Areas of emphasis

III. Business practices (10%–15 questions)

1. Code of Ethics

2. Code of Business Standards

3. Precautions

4. Client History

5. Disclaimer

WRITTEN EXAM PART TWO

Human Anatomy and Physiology: Body Systems (50% – 150 question)

PRACTICAL FOOT HANDS-ON EXAM

  1. Location of reflexes
  2. Working the reflexes
  3. Communication skills

DOCUMENTATIONS

1.30 clients seen 3 times each

2. Forms

3. Samples