Bowen Practitioner Certification Test

48 Questions | Total Attempts: 181

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The Bowen Practitioners Certification Exam is designed to ensure that the basic knowledge of the listed practitioners on the Bowen Canada website have achieved an acceptable understanding of the important concepts for healing using the Bowen Therapy Method as created by Thomas A. Bowen and as taught by the Bowen Therapy CollegeTM. The quiz has been created by Jonathan Damonte RSHom (NA), CCH, CBT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please explain how you would describe to a new client how Bowen Therapy might help their problem if they were coming for treatment of seasonal airborne allergies.
  • 2. 
    In your own words please explain how the treatment of a severely frozen shoulder would work and how it would be applied so that the client would know what to expect.
  • 3. 
    Please describe the benefit of using foot tape when treating foot problems such as 'hammer toes', 'plantar fascitis' & 'ankle sprains'
  • 4. 
    It is more important for the client to be comfortable than in the best 'bowen' position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The therapist should always seek appropriate medical opinion where necessary?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The slack of a Bowen move is taken during inhalation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    During an ideal Bowen Therapy session the patient should not be asked to turn more than once
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Bowen treatments mostly start on the left side
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Between BRM 1 - Moves (1-10), there are 3 obligatory Minimum 2 minute pauses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Moves 9 & 10 of BRM 2 are moves over what muscle/s
    • A. 

      Erector spinae

    • B. 

      Transversospinalis

    • C. 

      Both Transversospinalis & Erector spinae

  • 11. 
    The starting points of moves 5 and 7 of the upper back procedure are:
    • A. 

      At the 11th Thoracic vertebrae and adjacent to the scapula

    • B. 

      At the mid-point of the medial border of the left scapula

    • C. 

      Inferior to the medial angle at the spine of the left scapula on rhomboideus major

    • D. 

      At the superior 1/3 of the medial border of the left scapula between the inferior angle and superior border on rhomboideus major

  • 12. 
    Move 2 of the Pelvc procedure is for how long
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      20 seconds

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      To the tolerance of the client

  • 13. 
    If the client requires more than one treatment, what is the generally recommended time frame between treatments
    • A. 

      As needed

    • B. 

      Between 5 & 10 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      They shouldn't need any follow-ups

  • 14. 
    Which Moves and which procedure would you be performing when the move is over the posterior scalenus muscle
    • A. 

      BRM 2 - Moves 5-8

    • B. 

      BRM 2 - Moves 8 (a) & 8 (b)

    • C. 

      BRM 3 - Moves 1 & 2

    • D. 

      BRM 3 - Moves 5 & 6

  • 15. 
    If after assessing the kidney procedure you perceive the right side to be more congested, which side do you stand on to treat the kidneys first
    • A. 

      The right side to reach across to the left with your left hand on the lumbar of the client

    • B. 

      The left side to reach across to the right with your right hand on the lumbar of the client

  • 16. 
    What is the recommended dietary product for kidney problems
    • A. 

      Golden Seal & Hydrastis

    • B. 

      Dandelion Greens

    • C. 

      Doctor Prescribed Diuretics

    • D. 

      Beet Root

  • 17. 
    The patient ideally remains seated for the rest of the day after treatment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Frozen Shoulder and Elbow procedures should not be done on the same day
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    After the client first sits up before rising we ask if they are at all light-headed or dizzy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If they are still dizzy, we assume they are still processing the effects of the treatment and we ask them to not do anything strenuous for the remainder of that day
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If they are still dizzy, we assume they are still processing the effects of the treatment and we instruct them to lie on their side, provide them with a pillow and a blanket, in the 'recovery position' and allow time for them to finish processing any effects of the treatment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Bowen must not be used on neonates or the very elderly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Bowen can be used safely and effectively on sports injuries provided there are no fractures
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Sacrum procedure should always be done whilst the client is prone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    After which procedure do we most commonly suggest elimination of dairy products from the clients diet
    • A. 

      The Kidney Procedure

    • B. 

      The Upper Respiratory & TMJ Procedures

    • C. 

      The Headache Procedure

    • D. 

      The Respiratory Procedure

    • E. 

      Bedwetting

    • F. 

      All of the above

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