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We’ve launched our Expert Advisory Panel - read more about the Innovation Agenda here.

March 2022 Written Component Results

Results of the Written Component were emailed to candidates today. You can click here for the pass/fail list. You will need your CAPR Client ID to look up your results on this list. Your Client ID is located on your Registration Notice. If your results say “ON HOLD”, we may be waiting for required documents […]

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CAPR is recruiting Standard Setting Panel members

CAPR is recruiting practicing physiotherapists to join the Standard Setting Panel of the Written Component. This is a short-term commitment between June 2 and June 11, 2022 – we’ve posted details on our “Get Involved” page. If you’re interested in learning more about how the Pass/Fail cut score is established for a written exam, review […]

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CAPR welcoming proposals – Expert Advisory Panel research

The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators is seeking proposals from consultants/consulting firms for three pieces of exploratory background work and preparatory research to be shared with the Expert Advisory Panel. The results of this work will inform their discussions and their recommendations to CAPR. These three pieces of work will be conducted concurrently. To see […]

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Next Steps in Innovation

CAPR’s Expert Advisory Panel has held its first meeting and the members are beginning their work. Their role is to develop recommendations to present to the CAPR Board of Directors in 2023 (through the Evaluation Services Committee), and these recommendations will be the foundation of CAPR’s innovations for the future. We’ve asked them to use […]

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CAPR’s Exam Program goes live with new ERM system

CAPR’s Exam Program transitioned to our new electronic records management (ERM) system in late 2021, becoming the second department after Credentialling to go live (see our announcement in October 2020). As anticipated with any new technology, we’ve noticed our processing times for exam services have increased while our staff becomes familiar with the new system. […]

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PCE Competency-Based Blueprint comes into effect as of the May 2022 Written Component

CAPR is announcing that the PCE Written Component will be based on the Physiotherapy Competency Examination Blueprint 2018, beginning with the May 2022 administration*. Exams prior to May 2022, including March 2022, are based on the Physiotherapy Competency Examination Blueprint 2009. The 2018 Blueprint is based on the Competency Profile for Physiotherapists in Canada (2017) […]

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Fee increase

Fees are increasing for the credentialling services and for the Written Component of the Physiotherapy Competency Examination administered by CAPR. Unfortunately, costs to assess credentials, qualifications and competency on a global scale have risen substantially due to various pressures including those related to the pandemic and inflation. Not all our additional costs are reflected in […]

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CAPR is recruiting members to join the Expert Advisory Panel

CAPR and the Board of Directors is announcing the creation of an Expert Advisory Panel on the Future of Competency Assessment. This Panel is an important component of CAPR’s Innovation Agenda. We will be selecting eight to ten Panel members from national and international experts in competency assessment and key national and international members of […]

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Important Announcement: CAPR discontinues Clinical Component, accelerates innovation

The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) announces the discontinuation of the Clinical Component of our Physiotherapy Competency Examination (PCE). CAPR will no longer be administering the Clinical Component either virtually or in person in its current form. We will continue to credential internationally educated applicants and to administer the Written Component which is delivered […]

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Evaluation Services Committee seeking new members

Update February 7, 2022: Due to overwhelming interest, the CAPR open call for applications is now closed. If you are interested in applying to join the Evaluation Services Committee as the CPA nominee, CPA members are invited to put their names forward for consideration by the CPA, by completing and emailing the application form and […]

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Establishing best practice – CAPR launches Evaluation Services review

After 25 years of leadership in the world of evaluation services, CAPR’s Board of Directors is launching a comprehensive review of current best practices. “While a multi-method approach to competency assessment still appears to be the strongest approach to ensuring safe and qualified physiotherapists,” said Board Chair, Denis Pelletier, “the time has come to review […]

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