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NEW Providing or Refusing Care Standard
(Effective May 1, 2018)

Definitely give this new rule a read!

  • Learn what your obligations are when it comes to situations where you can and should discontinue patient care.

  • Become familiar with the Ontario Human Rights Code and how it impacts your patient interaction.

  • Don't forget accessibility (something near and dear to PTs' hearts). Be compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

  • And last, but not least, know your obligations to provide care during a public emergency. Click below to find out. 

The New Rule

Popular Question—What PTs are Asking

Question: Can I apply re-usable electrodes on different patients? 

Be sure to look at the Infection Control and Equipment Maintenance Standard, section #3.

Click for the Answer

Myth vs. Fact: A PT Can Prescribe Marijuana for Pain

The Cannabis Act will come into effect July 1, 2018. A physiotherapist can prescribe marijuana for pain. Is this a myth or a fact?


Get the Answer

Practice Advisor Question

Are PTs required to report patients with medical, cognitive or physical conditions which might cause unsafe driving?


The Practice Advisor's Answer

Ever Wish You had Access to a Mobile-Friendly, Online Library of Clinical Information?

Well, Now You Do! And it's Free.

Thanks to The Allied Health Professional Development Fund, physiotherapists can access an Electronic Health Library that provides access to the most recent health care literature to help determine the best approach to evidence-based practice.
    
The library includes access to:

  • MEDLINE® with full text
  • CINAHL® Complete, containing over 2,800 full text medical journals
  • DynaMed Plus®, an evidence-based clinical reference tool that provides quick answers to clinical questions at the point-of-care.

Free Clinical Information

The FACTS: Community Physiotherapy Clinic Program 

Who is eligible for the Ontario's Community Physiotherapy Clinic Program? Who is not eligible? How does the program work? Get the FACTS. A useful read for physiotherapists and information you may want to share with patients and caregivers.  

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Wanted: A PT with Strong Listening, Oral & Critical Thinking Skills

The College is recruiting another part-time Practice Advisor. Is that you?

The Practice Advisor's primary responsibility is to provide advice and guidance about professional practice issues to PTs, students, patients and caregivers, employers, insurers and anyone else who gets in touch. Interested? Have a look at the job posting. 

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