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29 Jun
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News from NEXT: Movement System Finding Its Way Into Education and Research

News@NEXT: As far as Paula Ludewig, PT, DPT, PhD, is concerned, the idea of anchoring physical therapy’s identity in the movement system is, to put it simply, a big deal. “This is a huge opportunity for our profession,” said the ...

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28 Jun
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McMillan Lecture: Wisdom and Courage Exemplify the Best of Our Profession

News@NEXT: Both wisdom and courage are needed to effect positive change. Laurita M. (Laurie) Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, opened her delivery of the 49th Mary McMillan Lecture with these thoughts and with her insights into gaining more of ...

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28 Jun
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News From NEXT: Making the Case for the PT and PTA Role in Disaster and Emergency Responses

News@NEXT: A panel of 4 physical therapists (PTs) with firsthand experience in responding to Hurricane Harvey, the Orlando Pulse mass shooting, the Great White concert fire, and other emergencies agree: PTs and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have an important role ...

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28 Jun
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'You're Changing People's Lives' NEXT 2018 Attendees Told

News@NEXT: Professional beach volleyball player Gabrielle (Gabby) Reece told attendees at the opening event of NEXT 2018: “To serve others and help other people is a really important thing. You’re changing people’s lives.” Source: APTA Feed 'You're Changing People's Lives' ...

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27 Jun
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Study: Ignoring Inappropriate Patient Sexual Behavior Doesn’t Work, But Other Strategies Might

Ignoring inappropriate sexual behavior—a strategy used by more than 70% of respondents—was not found to be a successful response. Source: APTA Feed Study: Ignoring Inappropriate Patient Sexual Behavior Doesn’t Work, But Other Strategies Might

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26 Jun
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CMS Seeking Comments on Self-Referral Prohibitions in Stark Law

The general aim of the RFI would seem to run counter to APTA’s own efforts to toughen up the rules against self-referral. Source: APTA Feed CMS Seeking Comments on Self-Referral Prohibitions in Stark Law

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25 Jun
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APTA 2018 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 25, 2018: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee on Monday, June 25, at the 2018 House of Delegates in Orlando, Florida. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2018 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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25 Jun
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CDC: Concussion Rates Among High Schoolers May be Undercounted

Authors of the study say that’s a number higher than some previous estimates, probably because the CDC study includes anonymous self-reports from the students themselves, many of whom may try to hide the injury from coaches and parents. Source: APTA ...

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22 Jun
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Multistate Practice Privileges to Become a Reality in 3 States

It’s the first practical application of a concept that could revolutionize licensure mobility for the physical therapy profession. Source: APTA Feed Multistate Practice Privileges to Become a Reality in 3 States

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20 Jun
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Fighting the Opioid Crisis: APTA Releases White Paper Pointing the Way to Better Policies on Nondrug Pain Treatment

No lasting gains can be made in the opioid crisis until stakeholders and policymakers in the country’s health care system embrace the value of nonpharmacological approaches to chronic pain. Source: APTA Feed Fighting the Opioid Crisis: APTA Releases White Paper ...

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