2018

A Huge Thank You… Members Survey

A Huge Thank You to Members who took the time to complete our members’ survey and that attended focus meetings. This information helped to inform our recent strategic planning process and plan. We will be sharing our long-term plan in the near future and are excited to share our initiatives to ensure we are adding…

An Unforgettable Weekend – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018

An Unforgettable Weekend- Innovation in Practice – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018 – A National Orthopaedic/CAMPT event!! Thank you to all who were able to attend this memorable event and thank you to our Special Projects/ Events Chair, Dianna Moulden, for pulling together another amazing Symposium in Calgary. It was a weekend filled with networking, innovation…

Announcement from the Neurosciences Division

Did you know that the Neurosciences Division has a Vestibular Sub-Interest Group? We have launched an online journal club discussing vestibular rehab research and clinical practice advice. Four times per year we will be featuring an article or document with commentary from a clinician or researcher with an interest in vestibular rehab. The first article…

Attention Members – Marketing

  There will be some upcoming changes for advertising including; course and job listings that are on the OD site. We will send detailed information around changes in separate correspondence so that all members are aware.

Attention: Changes to Job and Course Posting

There will be some upcoming changes for advertising including; course and job listings that are on the OD site. Effective January 1st, 2019 the cost for advertising on the Orthopaedic Division website will be as listed below. Please connect with the Orthopaedic Division with any questions. Fees for Non-Syllabus Courses – effective January 1st, 2019…

Blog Post #2- Practicing the Evidence, Now available for OD members

The National Orthopaedic Division is lucky and honoured to have Laura Ritchie present her second blog post as a read to members only… Let’s use The Window for a moment of reflection and consider some factors so we can continue to say it loud and proud: we are ortho. Read the full blog post!

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…

Financial Update from the Chair

The CPA has formed a working group that will explore strategies for implementation of CPA’s financial initiatives. The next meeting of the Division Chairs Committee (DCC) will be held June 15th – 17th in Ottawa. We expect to learn the recommendations of the working group at that time.

Français: Introduction à la recherche clinique appliquée à la physiothérapie manuelle orthopédique

Tous participants qui se sont inscrits à notre programme de formation en thérapie manuelle APRÈS janvier 2014 (Niveau 1) doivent obligatoirement faire le cours Introduction à la recherche clinique appliquée à la physiothérapie manuelle orthopédique avant de s’inscrire à l’examen avancé 2018 et des années subséquentes. Ce cours en français est donné par l’Université Laval…

Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam)

Congratulations to the family, loved ones and peers and of our 2018 Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam) The Golden Hands Award of the National Orthopaedic Division is given in honour of David Lamb to an exceptional orthopaedic physiotherapist that exemplifies the commitment to our profession in manual therapy, education, teaching and research.

Have a Voice – Feedback requested

The National Orthopaedic Division (NOD) is exploring ways on how to add value to your membership. In listening to our members we are looking at ways of providing you with easily accessible information and resources that will help to facilitate your growth and learning. If you haven’t already, take a moment to complete this online survey…

Highlighting the Future of our Profession

The Student Rep. Committee will work closely with the Orthopaedic Division to continue to highlight the achievements of various students in MPT programs across Canada. Check out this months Student Profile. Name: Richard Iheadindu – Queen’s University Class of 2018 “Prior to starting my Master’s in Physiotherapy at Queen’s University, I completed my undergraduate degree…

Highlighting the Future of our Profession – Brendan Saville

The Student Rep. Committee will work closely with the Orthopaedic Division to continue to highlight the achievements of various students in MPT programs across Canada. Check out this months Student Profile. Click here for the full story. Read on for a sneak peak! Name: Brendan Saville, University of Western Ontario, Class of 2019 My passion…