Certification / Accreditation
Certification as „Specialist in craniofacial Therapy“: what does it mean?
The physical therapistsm speechtherapists and dentists listed on the CRAFTA® website have successfully passed the CRAFTA® exam.
PrufungParts of the exam are questions in the field of anatomy, pathology, dentistry nomenclature, pain physiology, cognitive behavioral therapy, neurodynamics, neurological tests, Clinical Reasoning, phylo- and ontogenesis, clinimetrics and documentation of clinical patterns, physical examinations and treatment strategies (based on evidence-based medicine) for the temporomandibular and craniofacial region.
The aim of the exam is the assurance of quality standards in the application of craniofacial therapy. While preparing for the exam, the therapists repeat intensively the learning matter once again. In the end, the patient benefits from this thorough knowledge and quality in the treatment approach.
Further, the certificate is meant as a seal of quality for patients and other health professions and organizations in the interdisciplinary cooperation. In order to keep the certificate valid, the certified therapists has the obligation for continuing professional development, e.g. through continuing education courses. This is part of the accreditation system.