REP 22 - No room for complacency

March 22, 2017
This post was originally published in Physiotherapy Practice (Volume 6, Issue 6) on November 8, 2016 and can be accessed here. 
  This issue of Physiotherapy Practice focuses on the current state and future evolution of the physiotherapy and rehabilitation market. For many of you, this is n...
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REP 1 - The warm up

March 1, 2017
Physiotherapists (PT), Physical Rehabilitation Therapists (P.R.T.) and Physiotherapist Assistants (PTA) are faced with difficult decisions every day. CPA wants to increase awareness and provide tools so that you know what to do if you are faced with ethical dilemmas.  By learning more about the i...
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REP 2 - Fraud, abuse and waste

March 2, 2017
When thinking about protecting the reputation of the physiotherapy profession, we need to understand three terms and how they relate to our practice.  These terms are fraud, abuse and waste.   Fraud Fraud is “the crime of using dishonest methods to take something valuable from another person.” (M...
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REP 24 - Cringe-worthy stories: health care edition

March 24, 2017
Have you ever spoken with a friend or neighbour about a bad experience in health care? Have you ever read a story that implicated wrongdoing at your place of employment?  How did you feel?  I worked at a large hospital when suddenly; the local news started reporting on the fraud occurring in the ...
TOPICS #30REPS health care #30REPS2017