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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: McMillan Lecturer Outlines Keys to Excellence in the Physical Therapy Profession

Tom McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA, said he intentionally structured the title of the 50th McMillan Lecture—”Is Excellence in the Cards?” as a question “to raise an element of doubt or uncertainty in our quest to achieve excellence.” After all, he ...

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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: Building Wellness Programs in the Least Likely Places

Sometimes, basic assumptions beg to be questioned. Just ask physical therapists (PTs) in the oncology rehabilitation department of Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, who wondered why prevention and wellness couldn’t be a part of the patient experience from ...

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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: How One Hospital Implemented Direct Access

A panel of PTs from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York explained how that institution implemented direct access (DA) to physical therapist services during a June 13 session at APTA’s 2019 NEXT Conference and Exposition. They then ...

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14 Jun
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News From NEXT: A Moving Account of a Journey Out of Pain and Addiction—And a PT's Crucial Role

“I failed my marriage. I failed as a father. I failed my career. And I didn’t even know it was happening.” Source: APTA Feed News From NEXT: A Moving Account of a Journey Out of Pain and Addiction—And a PT's ...

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14 Jun
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Vision in Action: 2019 House of Delegates Sees Important Role for APTA in Host of Professional, Societal Issues

One theme was clear: the House believes APTA has the potential to be a change agent for the profession and society at large. Source: APTA Feed Vision in Action: 2019 House of Delegates Sees Important Role for APTA in Host ...

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13 Jun
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APTA Board Member Sheila Nicholson Dies

Sheila Nicholson, PT, DPT, JD, MBA, MA, a member of the APTA Board of Directors and passionate advocate for the physical therapy profession, died on June 12, after a more than 2 year battle with cancer. She was 57. Source: ...

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12 Jun
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What's New at PTNow?

Haven’t visited PTNow lately? Check out what you missed. Source: APTA Feed What's New at PTNow?

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11 Jun
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Can't-Miss Special Edition of PTJ Focuses on Intersection of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Developmental Science

Two board-certified pediatric clinical specialists have a tip: don’t miss this month’s issue of PTJ. Source: APTA Feed Can't-Miss Special Edition of PTJ Focuses on Intersection of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Developmental Science

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11 Jun
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What's New at PTNow? More Guidelines and Systematic Reviews Enrich an Already-Robust Resource(1)

PTNow, the association’s flagship site for evidence based practice resources, continues to expand in ways that help PTs and PTAs easily access the evidence they need in just a few clicks. If you haven’t visited the site lately, check it ...

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10 Jun
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APTA 2019 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 10, 2019: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee on Monday, June 10, at the 2019 House of Delegates in Chicago. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2019 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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