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Calling PTA Students

If you want to share your story as a first year in the program, your placement experience, your excitement of becoming a PTA - please send an e-mail to Kayley Schnare to express your interest in writing for our Student Corner.

The National Physiotherapy Assistant Assembly is Recruiting!

Currently seeking nominations from NPAA members who are qualified for the President-Elect position.

How to Apply: Submit a Letter of Intent to the Past President, Amy Stacey, by sending an e-mail to Allison Biewald at abiewald@physiotherapy.ca.

Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019 by 5:00 PM EST

Note: If there is more than one nominee, the method of voting shall be by majority vote through electronic ballot. If this is the case, an electronic ballot will be sent out to all NPAA members on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

NPAA Needs to Hear from You!

In order to implement proper continuing education for PTAs, please give us your feedback on the recent webinar! Take the NPAA Post Webinar Survey so that we can give you better materials and topics in the future. Thank you very much for your participation and engagement!

The NPAA is Recruiting!

To find out more about the available vacancies, take a look at the NPAA Council Representation page.

Professional Liability Insurance for Physiotherapist Assistants: Necessary, Negotiable, or Not Required?

As a physiotherapist assistant (PTA), your profession continues to evolve and you have ever increasing responsibility for patient care. Even though PTAs are not directly regulated by a professional body, there is nevertheless an expectation that all members of the healthcare team will deliver safe, effective care and be accountable for their own performance... Read more

WCPT Summary 

This summer I accepted an invitation to participate in meetings related to the PTA profession at a satellite event to the WCPT Congress in Cape Town. This was part of the SUDA Project, and its purpose was to... Read More

Strategic Plan 2018

The Canadian Physiotherapy Association is in the process of identifying key goals and major priorities for the Association that will drive us toward a new Strategic Plan to guide the work of the Association and its components over the coming years. The strategic planning process will be organized around a set of key questions about challenges and opportunities facing the profession.

Find out what you can do to help and participate in the Strategic Plan Survey!

Get your Practice Insurance!

Learn more about PTA insurance from the largest, most secure professional liability program available for physiotherapists and physiotherapist assistants in Canada.

New Graduate Membership Fees

CPA is pleased to offer 50% off the regular membership fee for all first-year graduates of a physiotherapy assistant program.

Being a CPA member gives you access to programs and services that support you in your practice. We are proud to offer this hugely discounted membership to new PTA graduates.

Click here to join; you’ll find enormous value in your membership experience with CPA!

Council Representation

Please take a look at the NPAA Council Representation page for more information.