Author Archives: akaptao

28 Oct
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New LTC Facility Rule Addresses Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy Orders, Compliance, More

Quick takes on the new LTC rule, plus a link to an APTA Fact Sheet. Source: APTA Feed New LTC Facility Rule Addresses Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy Orders, Compliance, More

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28 Oct
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Access to Accountable Care Organizations Is Focus of Third Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab

The next Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab will focus on the PT’s role in ACOs. Source: APTA Feed Access to Accountable Care Organizations Is Focus of Third Innovation 2.0 Learning Lab

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28 Oct
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APTA Begins Research Fellowship Search; 2 Positions Available

October 28, 2016: Looking for a postdoctoral or early investigator fellowship? APTA may have an opportunity for you. Source: APTA Feed APTA Begins Research Fellowship Search; 2 Positions Available

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28 Oct
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Foundation Funding Opportunities Available(1)

The Foundation for Physical Therapy  is now accepting applications for 2 major funding programs. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Funding Opportunities Available(1)

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27 Oct
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, October 2016

“The Good Stuff” is an occasional series that highlights recent, mostly local media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health care and society ...

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14 Oct
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Researchers Say ‘Soft Robots’ Could Play a Role in Rehabilitation

The future of rehabilitation just might include “soft robots.” Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say ‘Soft Robots’ Could Play a Role in Rehabilitation

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13 Oct
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US News: Time for Chronic Pain Treatment Without Opioids – and Policies That Make it Possible

About nondrug approaches to chronic pain: “They worked. They made patients physically stronger and gave them the self-management skills that helped them lead more fulfilling and productive lives.” Source: APTA Feed US News: Time for Chronic Pain Treatment Without Opioids ...

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12 Oct
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From Move Forward Radio: Transforming Society's Understanding of Pain

From Move Forward Radio: An interview with a Cleveland Clinic researcher who puts physical therapy at the front lines of pain treatment. Source: APTA Feed From Move Forward Radio: Transforming Society's Understanding of Pain

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11 Oct
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DEA Reduces 2017 Opioid Production Quotas – Mostly by Eliminating 'Buffer'

The DEA will reduce the amount of opioid drugs that will be manufactured in the US next year. Will it make a difference in the opioid epidemic? Source: APTA Feed DEA Reduces 2017 Opioid Production Quotas – Mostly by Eliminating ...

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07 Oct
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Many IRF Patients Experience Interruptions in Care – About 10% Due to Preventable Conditions

As many as 1 in 3 patients in IRFs for neurological conditions experience some type of interruption in care. Source: APTA Feed Many IRF Patients Experience Interruptions in Care – About 10% Due to Preventable Conditions

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