College Conversations Podcast
Episode 36: Releasing Patient Records – Understanding the Rules, Avoiding Trouble
15 May 2022
Episode 35: Bringing Professionalism to Your Social Media Presence
15 April 2022
In this episode, Leanne speaks with Susan Paul of the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia about trends seen among physiotherapists on social media. The episode starts with a discussion of the aspirational aspects of the Code of Ethical Conduct and who physiotherapists are called to be in all our professional interactions, including those that take place on social media. From there, Susan and Leanne go on to talk about core expectations established in the Standards of Practice, challenging scenarios that they have encountered in recent years, and key considerations related to professional communication on social media.
Episode 34: Do. Learn. Grow – Continuing Competence in Alberta
17 March 2022
In this episode Leanne, Jody and Joyce talk about the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta’s continuing competence program, providing an overview of the Do. Learn. Grow. program and an update about changes coming to continuing competence for physiotherapists in Alberta in 2022.
Episode 33: Conflicts of Interest in Physiotherapy Practice
15 March 2022
Leanne and Sean discuss common questions about conflicts of interest including: what is a conflict of interest; and why do physiotherapists need to avoid potential and perceived conflicts of interest?
Episode 32: Where to next?
15 January 2022
It’s safe to say that 2022 will be a year of change for the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta. In this episode, Jody and Leanne discuss the Strategic Plan that was recently approved by Council and what that plan means in terms of the work Physiotherapy Alberta will focus on in the coming year.
Episode 31: The Continuing Transition to a Single-Mandate Organization
15 December 2021
In this episode, Jody and Leanne discuss the work that has already been done to address the requirements established by the Health Statutes Amendment Act and the changes to come in the months ahead.
Episode 30: Scope of Practice and Pandemic Redeployment – Is it Physiotherapy?
15 November 2021
In this episode, we talk about how the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta approaches the questions regarding the scope of physiotherapy practice that we commonly receive from regulated physiotherapists, employers, and insurers.
Episode 29: Misinformation and Professional Practice
15 October 2021
In this episode, Jody and Leanne discuss the profound effect that the spread of misinformation has had on the public’s trust of institutions and regulated health professionals alike.
Episode 28: Do You Have a Permit For That?
15 September 2021
With the September 30th deadline for practice permit renewal fast approaching, we are using this episode to answer the question – "What happens if I fail to renew my permit and practice when I’m not authorized?"
Episode 27: Renewing Your Practice Permit – Ready, Set, Go!
15 August 2021
August means that practice permit renewal season is upon us. In this episode, we discuss all things registration and renewal and our tips for making the renewal process run smoothly.