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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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18 Jun
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Study: Progressive Strengthening Program Shows Promise Over 'Standard of Care' Rehab for Patients Post-TKA

“The lack of consensus between therapists and surgeons on the optimal timing and amount of rehabilitation… may potentially have important negative effects on postsurgical outcomes.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Progressive Strengthening Program Shows Promise Over 'Standard of Care' Rehab for ...

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15 Jun
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Collaborative Stop the Cap Efforts from APTA, AOTA, ASHA Receive National Award

This is the fourth national award APTA has received from ASAE in the past 2 years. Source: APTA Feed Collaborative Stop the Cap Efforts from APTA, AOTA, ASHA Receive National Award

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15 Jun
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APTA Selects Rapport for Education Research Fellowship

“This is an important time for investigations into clinical education in physical therapy.” Source: APTA Feed APTA Selects Rapport for Education Research Fellowship

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13 Jun
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, June 2018

Recent media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health care and society every day. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, June ...

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