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Please join us in Welcoming New Members to the Communication Committee of the National Orthopaedic Division

Jennifer Aberhart- Taking on the role of Social Media Coordinator Manuel Villatoro- Member at large

An Update from the Chair of NOD Regarding the Proposed Financial Changes by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association

“I am sure many of you are patiently awaiting further updates regarding CPA’s proposed financial changes. Over the past weeks the Division Chair’s Committee (DCC) and I have had extensive communication with CPA and the Board. The push back Brad Brookman and the Board received from our membership was surprising to them – and effective.…

Executive Director Position for the National Orthopaedic Division

NOD executive has near finalized the job description for the Executive Director position. Our Governance Committee met on several occasions through 2017. The description is based on the environmental scan previously completed for the proposed Executive Director position and incorporated feedback from our associated Committees as well as Key Informants. We have a plan and…

Improve your Clinical Reasoning, Assessment and Treatment Skills

The Orthopaedic Division Curriculum promotes excellence in the field of Physiotherapy through education. Only our Education system and our affiliate University programs can lead to accreditation within IFOMPT. Access best practices and learn from a community of expert professionals. The long history of excellence, highly qualified instructors, and rigorous examination process ensures professional growth and…

Instructors Meeting: National Orthopaedic Division (NOD) Education

The Education Committee of the NOD has announced that the annual Instructors meeting will take place in Calgary this year. The Special Projects Coordinator along with the NOD Exec are working hard to explore ways that the NOD can bring you another unforgettable networking and learning experience tied to this meeting. Stay Tuned for what…

New Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) Now Available

Chronic Ankle Instability. Most people experience a twisted ankle in their lifetime and one of the common questions a client can ask in a clinic setting is to understand what is typical ankle sprain. An orthopaedic physiotherapist will encounter ankle sprains in their clinical environment and learns to appreciate the frustration over the lack of…

A Unified Voice is a Strong One – Please provide Feedback to the Proposed Changes with respect to CPA Finances

Thank you all for those that were able to attend Symposium 2017, And our AGM. We appreciate you vocalizing your feedback to Brad Bookman, regarding the proposed financial changes with the CPA and Divisions. If you would like to find out more about the proposed changes and continue to contribute feedback to CPA please feel…

Rebranding – Phase 2

The National Orthopaedic Division is continuing to update its website functions and combining with the Orthodived site to improve access to information and navigation. We will continue to provide our membership with updates on this exciting project.

The Evolving, Internationally Recognized, Homegrown Education System

The Orthopaedic Division Syllabus courses are undergoing some exciting changes. With consistent training to its instructors and a move towards an online manual, the OD Education system in Canada is making great steps to continue to provide Excellence in evidenced based education. Start Improving your Clinical Reasoning, Assessment and Treatment Skills. Only our Education system…

Welcoming Incoming Members, those taking on new roles and Thanking Outgoing

The operations in the National Orthopaedic Division and affiliate Committees is only possible because of the commitment and dedication of its volunteer members. We would like to thank the outgoing members who have provided great insight and dedicated their time to the growth of the Division and the Education system within it. A Huge Thank…