Author Archives: akaptao

05 Jul
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APTA Comments on SNFs, IRFs, and Inpatient Payment – And on Medicare as a Whole

APTA lets CMS know where there’s room for improvement. Source: APTA Feed APTA Comments on SNFs, IRFs, and Inpatient Payment – And on Medicare as a Whole

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05 Jul
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2017 NEXT: Revisit a Great Conference (or See Why You Should Attend in 2018)

NEXT News, videos, pics, and more now available. Source: APTA Feed 2017 NEXT: Revisit a Great Conference (or See Why You Should Attend in 2018)

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30 Jun
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Physical Literacy Decline in Children Leads to Adverse Effects in Adults

  Physical literacy is as important as literacy in language, music, and mathematics. Source: APTA Feed Physical Literacy Decline in Children Leads to Adverse Effects in Adults

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30 Jun
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Oxford Debate: Specialist vs Generalist Education; Ciccone Declares Results to be the “Closest Ever”

The motion being debated was: “Be it resolved that physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students will demonstrate expertise in a specific focused area of practice immediately upon graduation.” Source: APTA Feed Oxford Debate: Specialist vs Generalist Education; Ciccone Declares ...

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30 Jun
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From NEXT: PTs, PTAs, Must Take on the Challenges of Noncommunicable Disease

Saying that PTs and PTAs have a role in addressing noncommunicable disease is not the same as living out that role. Source: APTA Feed From NEXT: PTs, PTAs, Must Take on the Challenges of Noncommunicable Disease

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30 Jun
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News From NEXT: Now Is the Time for PTs in Primary Care

Physical therapists (PTs) “are in the perfect position to be involved in primary care,” according to John Heick, PT, DPT, PhD. Source: APTA Feed News From NEXT: Now Is the Time for PTs in Primary Care

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30 Jun
0

Senate Recesses Without Health Care Vote: Keep These 3 Things in Mind

With the next opportunity for a Senate vote on health care reform at least a week away, here are few things to keep in mind during the recess. Source: APTA Feed Senate Recesses Without Health Care Vote: Keep These 3 ...

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30 Jun
0

PTAs Included in TRICARE? House Committee Takes First Steps

Congress is taking the first steps toward including PTAs in TRICARE. Source: APTA Feed PTAs Included in TRICARE? House Committee Takes First Steps

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30 Jun
0

On With the Shoe, Say APTA Volunteers in Boston

When it comes to the transformational power of the physical therapy profession, sometimes you can measure success in feet—specifically, kids’ feet Source: APTA Feed On With the Shoe, Say APTA Volunteers in Boston

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29 Jun
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Oncology Section Introduces New Guideline on Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema in Patients With Cancer

APTA’s Oncology Section has published a new CPT on upper quadrant lymphedema. Source: APTA Feed Oncology Section Introduces New Guideline on Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema in Patients With Cancer

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