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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

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

This One's For You

June 10, 2016
It was so great to see how you creatively celebrated national physiotherapy month (#physiocanNPM). The goal of this month is to promote your profession and you did not disappoint. We noticed some themes. You focused on: Holding events Teaching us something Showing your team love Just having fun ...
TOPICS fun active advocacy canada exercise leadership physiotherapy

REP 3 - CPA's Response to the Opioids Crisis

February 18, 2019
Melissa Anderson, PT
  Every Canadian who consumes news, in print, on TV, or via the internet has heard of the opioid crisis. The number of people it touches is staggering, and the stories of loss are heart-wrenching. And this crisis, it seems, does not discriminate - literally anyone could...
TOPICS #30REPS2019 #30REPS opioids advocacy pain