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Pedorthist Test Content Outline

January 2019


Domain 5 - Practice Management

Practice Management — 10%

  • Comply with standard precaution procedures, occupational safety and health rules, and disability accommodation guidelines to protect patients and employees.
  • Plan, implement, evaluate, document policies and procedures in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations and professional and ethical guidelines (for example, CMS, HIPPA, FDA,ADA, OSHA,ABC Code of Professional Responsibility).
  • Develop, document, and implement personnel policies and procedures (for example, benefits, training, staff recognition, regular performance evaluations).
  • Maintain adequate inventory, equipment, and supplies to provide pedorthic services in a professional and timely manner.
  • Develop, document, and implement a quality assurance plan in order to identify and address deficiencies in current operations and improve overall pedorthic care by reviewing outcomes and addressing complaints from patients, payment sources, and/or referral.
  • Develop, document, and implement procedures for patient care that comply with current medical and legal requirements.
  • Develop and implement procedures for comprehensive documentation of patient care.
  • Operate the pedorthic practice in accordance with sound business principles and governmental requirements.