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REP 19 - Vision OTA PTA: What's It All About?

March 25, 2019
Kathy Davidson PT, Chair Steering Committee, Executive Director PEAC, Chantal Lauzon PT, Senior Practice Manager, CPA, Amy Stacey, Past President NPAA
  Some of you may not know that physiotherapist assistants (PTAs) in Canada are more and more frequently educated jointly with occupational ...
TOPICS #30REPS2019 #30REPS PTA npaa advocacy

Reputational Risk

The current environment in health care is influenced by educated and connected consumers.  Word of mouth is being eclipsed by online reviews.  Headlines about insurance fraud, abuse, and waste (see #30reps) are also threats to the reputation of our profession. CPA’s advocacy work can be hampered ...
TOPICS #30REPS #30REPS2017 ethics fraud abuse waste 30 reps advocacy

REP 1 - The Launch

February 18, 2019
Melissa Anderson, PT
  Welcome to the third edition of #30REPS! We launched this biennial project back in 2015, with 30 blog articles on the topic of strength training.  Our second edition, in 2017, saw 30 blog posts on issues of fraud, abuse and waste in health care.  Both campaigns were e...
TOPICS #30REPS2019 #30REPS advocacy

REP 13 - Quality Physiotherapy Toolkit

March 18, 2019
Chantal Lauzon, PT
  In 2015-2017, CPA embarked on a Quality Physiotherapy campaign. The final outcome was a toolkit to enable members to explore each dimension of quality at their own pace.
  A committee representing all facets of physiotherapy in Canada has adapted the definitions o...
TOPICS #30REPS2019 #30REPS #qualitypt advocacy

REP 6 - Strength in Coalitions

February 25, 2019
Melissa Anderson, PT
  Having just survived the holidays with my family, the thought of a crowded dinner table comes to mind. Here, there are a lot of voices and a lot of conversations. Sometimes to make yourself heard, you need to speak with a stronger voice.
  Advocacy issues are of...
TOPICS #30REPS2019 #30REPS advocacy