December 2017

AUTO INSURANCE WEBINAR

2018-08-14T13:18:24-04:00December 18th, 2017|Professional Development|

On December 6, fifty-three people attended the auto insurance webinar delivered by the Ontario Physiotherapy Association and the Private Practice Division. Attendees were given the opportunity to submit questions prior to the webinar that contributed to content delivered and the creation of an FAQ document. Topics covered in the webinar included: HCAI coding Recording [...]

November 2017

LEARNING TO LEAD

2018-05-15T12:01:14-04:00November 17th, 2017|Leadership, Melanie Konje, Professional Development|

Highlights from two Ontario physiotherapists on CPA's Leadership Forum 2017. Emma Tallman, London District President: My name is Emma Tallman and I am what you might label a “recent grad” physiotherapist. I graduated from Western University’s Master of Physical Therapy program in 2014 and I work in private practice in a clinic in London, [...]

October 2017

REFLECTIONS ON OPA’S PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CONNECT EVENT

2018-05-15T12:02:08-04:00October 18th, 2017|Association Planning, Professional Development|

Like many other professional development opportunities, the PHC Connect event taught me new skills to use immediately in my practice, drew on recent research, and provided a forum for participants to exchange ideas. The PHC Connect event, however, went a step further and helped each of us to reflect on how we consciously shape [...]

September 2017

NEW TO PRACTICE?

2018-05-15T12:02:20-04:00September 28th, 2017|Professional Development|

OPA recently launched a New to Practice community exclusively for OPA members in their first five years of practice, or new to practicing in Canada and for those who are in their final year of study in their program. The group is hosted on ignitephysio.ca, a free communications platform developed in Alberta for physiotherapists. [...]

June 2017

WOUND CARE PRINCIPLES AND ASSESSMENT, LEVEL 2

2018-05-15T12:06:43-04:00June 13th, 2017|Professional Development|

On June 10, fifteen physiotherapists from across Ontario participated in the first offering of the Wound Care Principles and Assessment, Level 2 In-Person Workshop in Toronto. Level 2 is the second component of an evidence based, multi-level education program created by the Ontario Physiotherapy Association in partnership with the Canadian Physical Therapy Wound Care [...]