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FOTO and eOM FOTO is a risk adjusted eOM system, an online version of recording and managing episodes of patient care. Patient data is captured prior to a patient’s first visit, optionally during treatment and then at discharge. Learn more IDR: Technology and Physiotherapy Practice This review e...

"Mirror, mirror on the wall...": Reflecting on outcomes

May 25, 2017
Every morning, we look in the mirror while we comb our hair, brush our teeth, and ready ourselves for the day.  Once we are satisfied with our reflection, we head out to face whatever the universe has in store for us.  Sometimes we are satisfied with a clean t-shirt and a baseball cap, and we are...

CPA’S PROGRAM EQUIVALENT TO PEANUT BUTTER & JAM

March 31, 2016
  Have you ever discovered the equivalent to a peanut butter and jam sandwich – something that just works well together? This year, two members of the CPA team discovered the physiotherapy equivalent to this perfect combination. When paired, these two programs work together – just like the gastro...

IS YOUR TREATMENT EFFECTIVE?

November 26, 2015
  How do you know if what you are doing is working?  You don’t want to waste your time, or your patients’ time and money. Physiotherapy is supposed to add value to the health system, not be a drain on it. After decades of collecting outcomes during routine clinical practice, I would like to share...

Professional Development

Course Listings: Webinar: FOTO: Physiotherapy Electronic Outcome Meausres: Value for your patients Outcomes are increasingly becoming the currency of modern health care.With the evolution towards evidence-based practice in the health sciences, objective measures of outcome are important to pro...

What Counts as Involvement in Research?

  Are you interested in becoming a Clinical Specialist but not sure if you meet the requirement for research experience? The Clinical Specialist in physiotherapy effectively uses and contributes to research to advance practice. You can fulfill the requirement for involvement in research in many w...

CPA’S 2015 IN REVIEW (OR THE YEAR OF “POSITIVE DISRUPTION”)

December 17, 2015
  In order to understand our place in the grand scheme of things, sometimes we need a little push. As important as it is to have routine in life, it is equally essential to think about the big picture. To take a step back, think about where we will be five years down the road and consider: “what ...

HOW CPA “POSITIVELY DISRUPTED” 2015

December 17, 2015
  We’ve divided this year-end review into four sections. Have a look at what we’ve done and what we’re planning for 2016:   Your Advocacy Your Profession Development Opportunities Reading Material Extended Health Benefits Strategic Plan Professional Development Physiotherapy Practice Rural...

THE PRESSURES OF RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS (WHILE TREATING PATIENTS)

October 9, 2015
  Over the past decade, healthcare has been transformed by consumer demands, governmental regulations, and financial pressures. One consequence of change is that physiotherapists (PTs) are under increasing pressure to deliver a high quality service and run a successful business. But in order for...