Minimize Risk When Needling

Patient injury can include retained needles, pneumothorax, and other adverse reactions. Promote safer patient care by using CPA’s Needling Safety Checklist. CPA’s Needling Safety Checklist incorporates valuable patient safety features to help minimize risk of harm to patients when needling. Physi...
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On Pins and Needles

Given that many physiotherapists use needling as part of their treatment routine, the precedent for serious accidents is worrying. How can the practice be implemented without risk to the patient or the professional administering the needles? Canadian Olympian, Kim Ribble-Orr, still feels the effe...
TOPICS needling risk/risk management acupuncture

Divisions

The CPA’s special interest and clinical practice Divisions offer significant value-added benefits to members. Division memberships are available to CPA members for a small additional fee (free for student members). To add a Division to your membership, please contact us at 1-800-387-8679 or send ...
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