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FAQs: Professional Issues Self Assessment (PISA)

  • What is PISA? And why do I have to do it?

  • Who needs to complete PISA? Do people with a Provisional Practice Certificate of Registration need to do it as well?

  • I did the Jurisprudence Module recently, so I’ve already done it, right?

  • When do I need to finish PISA?

  • How long does it take to finish?

  • What happens if I don’t pass PISA?

  • What happens if I choose not to complete PISA?

  • Is PISA available in French?

  • How do I know if I successfully submitted PISA? Will I get an email confirmation?

  • What happens if I have any questions about PISA - technical or otherwise?

  • Who do I contact is I require an alternate format? Braille, large print or audio for example.

  • What if I have questions about PISA, who should I contact?

  • PISA 2017 Question 1 - I have a new patient who is already receiving treatment from another physiotherapist for the same condition. Are we both able to provide treatment?

  • PISA 2017 Question 2 - What is the main reason to get a signed consent form from a patient?

  • PISA 2017 Question 3 - Can I treat a family member?

  • PISA 2017 Question 4 - In error, you send a patient file to the wrong patient’s address. What two things must you immediately do?

  • PISA 2017 Question 5 - Can you delegate oxygen titration to a physiotherapist assistant?

  • PISA 2017 Question 6 - I have a patient who is unpleasant. It is difficult to treat her and she makes other patients uncomfortable. Can I discharge her?

  • What are your obligations as a physiotherapist when leaving a practice? Check all that apply.

FAQs: Record Keeping—Confidentiality and Access

  • What should I do if a patient or someone else wants access to a record?

  • Who should have access to the records?

  • Can the patient ask to have his or her record changed?

  • What steps should I take to ensure confidentiality?

  • Can the patient ask to have his or her record changed?