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Reputational Risk

The current environment in health care is influenced by educated and connected consumers.  Word of mouth is being eclipsed by online reviews.  Headlines about insurance fraud, abuse, and waste (see #30reps) are also threats to the reputation of our profession. CPA’s advocacy work can be hampered ...
TOPICS #30REPS #30REPS2017 ethics fraud abuse waste 30 reps advocacy

REP 28 - The grey areas of physiotherapy practice in health, wellness and prevention: the good, the bad and the “to be determined”

March 28, 2017
As a physiotherapist working in an extremely connected and evolving landscape, there are several challenges that come with navigating the world of health and wellness. With the rise of social media, blogging and web presences, lines are starting to become blurred and different types of profession...
TOPICS #30REPS prevention ethics wellness #30REPS2017

REP 1 - The warm up

March 1, 2017
Physiotherapists (PT), Physical Rehabilitation Therapists (PRT) and Physiotherapist Assistants (PTA) are faced with difficult decisions every day. CPA wants to increase awareness and provide tools so that you know what to do if you are faced with ethical dilemmas.  By learning more about the issu...
TOPICS #30REPS ethics #30REPS2017

CPA Code of Ethics

A professional association’s code of ethics sets out the ethical principles governing the conduct of that association’s members. The code must reflect societal ethics of the time, as well as the value systems and moral principles of the members as a collective group. A code of ethics can also enc...
TOPICS CPA governance ethics code

REP 20 - On making the call: ethics in practice

March 20, 2017
When interviewing regulators and branch leaders about fraud, abuse and waste, we kept hearing the same two messages:  1. Things go wrong when people put their needs ahead of those of their patients 2. As a self-regulating profession, we have to call each other out for bad behaviour. Physiotherap...
TOPICS #30REPS regulation ethics #30REPS2017