Membership2018-11-14T11:44:09+00:00

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ONTARIO PHYSIOTHERAPY

ASSOCIATION (OPA)

Membership gives Ontario physiotherapists a united front and a strong
professional voice for stakeholders, including government, insurance
companies, other health care professions, and the general public.

Join over 5,500 physiotherapists, physiotherapist assistants and students and become a member of your
professional association.

OPA Members: Login to complete the itracks Private Practice Market Range Fee Survey.

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 Deadline is November 30, 2018. Participants will be entered into a draw for one of three prizes of a $500 visa card!

CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS, PHYSIOTHERAPIST
ASSISTANTS, AND STUDENTS
ACROSS ONTARIO

THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

OPA promotes the value and benefits of physiotherapy to the public.


OPA keeps you up-to-date on any issues that affect your profession and advocates on your behalf.


OPA helps the public find you with our free listing on Find a Physiotherapist.


OPA gives you the opportunity for skill development and community involvement through volunteering.


OPA provides best practice resources, access to research, and practice management tools.


OPA supports researchers and educators through the Kim Wolny Research Grant (OPARG).


OPA offers professional development discounts and keeps you informed of professional development opportunities.


OPA offers access to discounted services that will help support your personal and professional growth, including Comprehensive Financial Services through Brian Shumak Financial Services Inc, and a waived initial consultation fee.


PHYSIOTHERAPIST
MEMBERSHIP

Invest in your profession. Become a
member of the Ontario Physiotherapy
Association by joining the Canadian
Physiotherapy Association (CPA) as
an Ontario-based physiotherapist.

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BECOME A MEMBER

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

STUDENT
MEMBERSHIP

Membership in the Ontario Physiotherapy Association is FREE for physiotherapy and physiotherapist assistant students studying in Ontario. Join the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) as an Ontario student and automatically become a member of OPA. You also receive free membership in CPA’s 14 Divisions.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible for FREE physiotherapy student membership if you are enrolled in:


An entry-level degree in physiotherapy at one of the five university physiotherapy programs in Ontario


The University of Toronto Internationally Educated Bridging Program

You are eligible for FREE physiotherapist assistant (PTA) student membership if you are enrolled in a recognized formal education program (programs with accreditation or candidacy status).

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Get to know your professional association now before you graduate.

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OPA Special Student Award At InterACTION

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New Grad Package

Interview tips, resume writing, salary expectations,
contract information, and more

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Physiotherapy Competency Examination Preparatory Session At Your School

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District Student
Executive Positions(District dependent)

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Special Discounts on Courses

PHYSIOTHERAPIST ASSISTANT
(PTA) MEMBERSHIP

You are eligible for PTA membership if you have completed a formal education program for Physiotherapist Assistants (programs with accreditation or candidacy status with the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program). As well, those registered as a thérapeute en réadaptation (TRP) with l’ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec, or who have successfully completed the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s approved Observed Performance Criteria Process are also eligible.

PTA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

PTAs are eligible for all discounts to courses and receive all of OPA communications. Through CPA, physiotherapist assistants can access the many resources and opportunities for networking available to PTAs through the National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly.