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Self-Selected Activity: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

  •  October 9, 2020

A number of questions emerged from the 2020 renewal registration period. While these situations might not have applied to you this year, these answers might prove helpful in the future.

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Don’t Shelve the College-Selected Activity Yet

  •  October 9, 2020

When Physiotherapy Alberta chooses a topic for the College-Selected Activity, it is because it is deemed significantly important that all regulated members should have a baseline understanding of the topic. Physiotherapy Alberta doesn’t want the topics shelved and forgotten about.

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Message from the Registrar: Cancellation of PCE Clinical Component

  •  October 8, 2020

Physiotherapy Alberta – College + Association is aware the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) cancelled the November 2020 clinical component of the Physiotherapy Competency Examination (PCE) on September 25, 2020. We have heard from many PCE candidates on the provisional register in Alberta over the last few months, prior to CAPR making the announcement and after.

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Good Practice: Professional vs Personal Scope of Practice

  •  October 6, 2020
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

Physiotherapy Alberta often receives questions about scope of practice from registrants, employers, third-party payors, and members of the public. Answers to these questions require an understanding of the distinction between professional and personal scopes of practice, the entry to practice education physiotherapists receive, and professional development activities physiotherapists undertake following entry to practice.

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Research in Focus: Changing Physical Activity in People with Multiple Sclerosis

  •  October 6, 2020

A large proportion of the population with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) does not currently meet physical activity (PA) guidelines; however, PA or exercise participation has been shown to result in improvements in quality of life and may modify disease progression and the frequency of MS relapses.

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