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Continuing Competence: Unskilled and Unaware of it

  •  February 11, 2020
  •  Audrey Lowe, Manager of Continuing Competence Program

If there are gaps in a specific domain, training can help close the perceived and actual reality gap; illustrating the old adage “the more I know the more I realize I know nothing.” This study does acknowledge they are not implying that people are always unaware of their incompetence.

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Good Practice: Reviewing The Standards of Practice

  •  February 10, 2020

The current Physiotherapy Alberta Standards of Practice were published in 2017. Although most Good Practice articles reference one or more standards and how they impact your daily practice, it is also important that you understand Physiotherapy Alberta’s expectations regarding members’ understanding and compliance with the Standards as a whole.

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Research in Focus: Pain Catastrophizing Moderates the Daily Relationships Between Parent and Child with Chronic Pain

  •  February 10, 2020

Pain catastrophizing is recognized as a factor that exacerbates chronic pain. Among youth with chronic pain, both parent and youth pain catastrophizing may predict worsening pain, with some research suggesting that parents who catastrophized about their child’s pain experienced increased distress and demonstrated increased protective responses towards their child. However, research regarding the relationship between parent and youth pain catastrophizing and other parental factors or the youth’s experience of pain have shown inconsistent findings.

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Maintain Your Information

  •  February 10, 2020

Physiotherapy Alberta collects a lot of information from registrants - everything from where you work, the age of patients you treat, what education you received and what restricted activities you perform. Who cares and why you need to share?

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2020 Funding Opportunities for Members

  •  February 10, 2020

Did you present your research/work or complete professional development in 2019? You could qualify for financial assistance from Physiotherapy Alberta.

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