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jueves, 29 de octubre de 2015

WCPT E-Update - October 2015

WCPT E-Update

October 2015

See how World Physical Therapy Day was celebrated

WCPT Look Forward Together

IFOMPT Conference 2016: call for abstracts

MedBridge

WCO-IOF-ESCEO congress

Review of the CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines

See how World Physical Therapy Day was celebrated

Once again, World Physical Therapy Day has been a huge success with celebrations taking place around the world. Thank you to all WCPT member organisations and physical therapists who have sent in their reports about activities held to celebrate the day. This year's "Fulfilling potential" message was enthusiastically taken up around the world and used as the focus of the day.

 

See how the day was celebrated in each country at: www.wcpt.org/wptday15

Read the WCPT News article at: www.wcpt.org/news/Word-PT-Day-2015-Oct15

 

If you have not yet submitted your report please email mlockner@wcpt.org

World PT Day activity by the Mongolian Physical Therapy Association

WCPT Look Forward Together

WCPT President, Emma Stokes

Have your say in the strategic direction for WCPT and take part in our poll.

 

Earlier this week WCPT launched the first of a series of online polls to gain opinion from member organisations and the physical therapy community. This is part of the WCPT Look Forward Together consultation, and will inform a new strategic plan to determine the Confederation's direction to the year 2021.

 

The first poll asks: "What do you see as the most exciting opportunities for physical therapy?"

 

Access the survey at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/JCCR76C (the poll will take approximately 5 minutes to complete)

 

Find out more about the consultation - read the WCPT News article and watch the video interview with WCPT President Emma Stokes at: www.wcpt.org/news/WCPT-look-forward

IFOMPT Conference 2016: call for abstracts

The WCPT subgroup, the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT), is holding its next international congress in Glasgow, Scotland, 4th - 8th July 2016. The theme for the conference is Expanding horizons.

To submit an abstract go to: www.ifomptconference.org/abstracts (deadline for submissions is 1st December 2015).

To register and for general information go to: www.ifomptconference.org/.

Logo for IFOMPT 2016

MedBridge

Image of MedBridge website

One of WCPT's education partners, MedBridge, is offering a yearly subscription at a discount of more than 50%. A yearly subscription gives you unlimited access to:

 

·         continuing education: 400+ courses taught by industry-leading professionals, such as Adriaan Louw, Chad Cook, Jennifer Bottomley, and many more.

·         patient education: customisable for all levels of health literacy, featuring 3D models and animated videos explaining common conditions

·         home exercise programmes: thousands of exercises to create easy-to-build HEPs to help your patients get better, faster.

Subscribe before 15th November to take advantage of the current offer to join for US$200 (usually US$425). Go to www.medbridgeeducation.com/wcpt-fall-special or use promo code WCPTFALL at checkout.

WCO-IOF-ESCEO congress

The World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease will take place 14th - 17th April 2016 in Malaga, Spain.

To submit an abstract go to: www.wco-iof-esceo.org/abstracts. Deadline for submissions is 15th January 2016.

To view the programme and register go to: www.wco-iof-esceo.org/

Review of the CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines

The draft of the revised CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects is now open for public consultation. A review of the guidelines by physical therapists would help to ensure that the new draft meets the needs of physical therapists and the subjects of their research.

 

To provide comments online on the individual draft guidelines go to www.cioms.ch/index.php/guidelines-test. The deadline for submitting comments is 1st March 2016.

 

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martes, 27 de octubre de 2015

WCPT Look Forward Together - Join the discussion and take part in poll 1


WCPT Look Forward Together

Take part in our poll and tell us your view on the opportunities for the profession

WCPT today launches the first of a series of online polls to gain opinion from member organisations and the physical therapy community. This is part of the WCPT Look Forward Together consultation, and will inform a new strategic plan to determine the Confederation's direction to the year 2021.

The first poll asks: "What do you see as the most exciting opportunities for physical therapy?" The online survey will take under five minutes to complete and can be accessed here:

Click here to take part

"We want as many people as possible to complete this poll," said Margot Skinner, WCPT Vice President. "There are so many opportunities facing the profession around the world, and the results of this poll will help the WCPT Executive Board to get a feel for the issues that matter most to the profession globally."

 

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martes, 20 de octubre de 2015

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lunes, 19 de octubre de 2015

WCPT News - October 2015

 

WCPT News

October 2015

www.wcpt.org/wcptnews

Look forward together: WCPT wants you to contribute to future strategy

New UN agenda provides an opportunity for physical therapists

WHO's new framework for ageing puts the emphasis on activity

 

 

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Look forward together: WCPT wants you to contribute to future strategy

WCPT has begun a major new conversation with the world of physical therapy to gather ideas on how the Confederation can continue to serve the needs of its member organisations and the profession globally over the next five years. 

Read the full article

New UN agenda provides an opportunity for physical therapists

The United Nations has formally adopted a new agenda for sustainable development, with a set of 17 global goals to end poverty, fight inequality, bring good health and tackle climate change over the next 15 years.

Read the full article

WHO's new framework for ageing puts the emphasis on activity

The World Health Organization has published a new framework for public health action on ageing around the world, rejecting the stereotype of older people as frail and dependent. At the same time, it is consulting on a new action plan on ageing and health – and WCPT is encouraging physical therapists to take part.

Read the full article

 

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