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Good Practice: Leaving a Practice

  •  November 6, 2019

Physiotherapy Alberta often receives calls from members and/or employers when the end of a working relationship becomes difficult. When this occurs, terminating the partnership can be likened to going through a “bad divorce.” As each party starts questioning the conduct of the other, the conversation can deteriorate with neither side able to agree to a workable solution.

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Research in Focus: Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior 6 Months After MSK Trauma

  •  November 6, 2019

Fractures are a common cause of hospitalization, with many individuals experiencing long-term functional impairment secondary to fractures of the upper or lower limb. Activity level and sedentary behaviour are increasingly recognized as important indicators of health and predictors of an individual’s risk of developing a chronic, non-communicable disease. Activity levels are also increasingly recognized as an important indicator of functional recovery following fracture.

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Self-Selected Activity: Complete your PIR on your Mobile Device

  •  November 6, 2019

If you attended Connect + Learn 2019 (or another event) and found something that you know is a perfect fit for integrating into practice, you may want to use the event for your 2020 Self-Selected Activity. Have you considered getting jump start on renewal 2020 by writing up initial thoughts about event participation in your Practice Improvement Record (PIR) using your mobile device?

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Research in Focus: Rehabilitation After Hip Fracture for Nursing Home Residents

  •  October 11, 2019

Older adults residing in nursing homes are at increased risk of hip fracture. However, nursing home residents are often excluded from hip fracture rehabilitation research and often receive limited post-fracture rehabilitation and achieve poorer outcomes when compared with community dwelling seniors who sustain a hip fracture.

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Self-Selected Activity: When to Complete

  •  October 11, 2019

The dust has settled, you have jumped through the hoops and wrote up last year’s Self-Selected Activity meeting the requirements for renewal. You say to yourself “Now what. When should I start working on my next Self-Selected Activity and completing my next Practice Improvement Record?”

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