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06 May
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FDA Wants More Data on Effectiveness, Safety of Health Care Antiseptics

May 6, 2015: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thinks that it’s time to take a closer look at how well health care antiseptics work, and whether they pose safety risks to the health care personnel who use them. ...

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06 May
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Beginning May 6, You May Need to Update Your Browser to Sign In to APTA Website

May 6, 2015: It’s pretty simple: to stay up-to-date with APTA, you need to be up-to-date with your web browser. Source: APTA Feed Beginning May 6, You May Need to Update Your Browser to Sign In to APTA Website

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05 May
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5 Things to Think About Before Taking a Break or Leave From Physical Therapy

May 5, 2015: For many physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs), the time will come for them to take a break from active practice. Source: APTA Feed 5 Things to Think About Before Taking a Break or Leave ...

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05 May
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Ready for the Post-SGR World? APTA Offers Highlights of New Medicare Law

May 5, 2015: If you think the new Medicare legislation is only about ending the sustainable growth rate (SGR) and extending therapy cap exceptions for 2 years, think again. Source: APTA Feed Ready for the Post-SGR World? APTA Offers Highlights ...

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04 May
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Transformation Coming in June: Be There

May 4, 2015: Got transformation? APTA does, and there’s still time for you to join in any or all of the coming events that highlight the physical therapy profession’s power to be a catalyst for positive change. Here’s an overview ...

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04 May
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2014 APTA Annual Report Posted

May 4, 2015: Now available: the APTA 2014 Annual Report(.pdf), an e-published document that provides an overview of a year in which the association embraced its new transformative vision, and began exploring just how that vision is realized through society, ...

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01 May
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From PT in Motion: The Courage of Patients as a Source of Strength During Personal Tragedy

May 1, 2015: Physical therapy has the power to enrich and transform lives—including the lives of the physical therapists (PTs) themselves. Nancy Johnson, PT, knows firsthand that it’s a power that can see PTs through the darkest times. Source: APTA ...

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01 May
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Payment Bundling for TKA, THA Focus of NPR Report Citing Lowered Usage of Nursing Facilities

May 1, 2015: A recent story from National Public Radio (NPR) tackles the concept of bundled payment by looking at how a Texas health system is handling hip and knee replacements—including how they are transitioning away from postoperative nursing home-based ...

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01 May
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Foundation Now Accepting Grant and Scholarship Applications, Letters of Intent

May 1, 2015: The Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) now is accepting applications for the 2015 Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and the 2015 Research Grants. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Now Accepting Grant and Scholarship Applications, Letters of Intent

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01 May
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2015 House of Delegates Background Papers Posted

May 1, 2015: APTA members can now access background papers on motions that will be considered by the 2015 APTA House of Delegates (House) when it convenes June 1-3 in National Harbor, Maryland. Source: APTA Feed 2015 House of Delegates ...

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