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Electrophysical Agents: Reviewing the Past, Examining the Present, and Critically Positioning for the Future

Electrophysical Agents: Reviewing the Past, Examining the Present, and Critically Positioning for the Future

Electrophysical Agents: Reviewing the Past, Examining the Present, and Critically Positioning for the Future

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Course Description

This panel will provide participants with key messages about the past, present, and future of electrophysical agents (EPAs) in physiotherapy practice. This session will culminate by sharing highlights from a pan-Canadian initiative to recommend evidence-based updates to EPA curriculum within Canadian physiotherapy pre-licensure training.

This session was recorded at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Congress 2021

 

Speakers

Dr. Alison Hoens holds two positions - (1) Physical Therapy Knowledge Broker and Clinical Professor within the University of British Columbia's Department of Physical Therapy, and (2) Physiotherapy Research, Education, and Practice Coordinator at Providence Healthcare (PHC). She has facilitated partnerships in over 50 projects with more than 400 researchers, clinicians, decision makers, and patients, procuring more than $13 million in research funding and developed 22 resources and tools that have been accessed over 1/4 million times worldwide.

Dr. Sandy Rennie graduated with a diploma in Physiotherapy in 1972, followed by a one-year degree completion (BPT) in 1976 at the University of Alberta. He completed his MSc in 1985 (Physical Education) and PhD in 2002 (Educational Administration and Leadership) at the University of Alberta. He has been teaching electrophysical agents (EPAs) in entry-level Physiotherapy programs since 1981 and has provided continuing professional development courses and webinars in EPAs for over 30 years. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor of Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University and a part-time professor in the Physiotherapy program at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Ethne L. Nussbaum, PhD, MEd, BScPT, is an experienced clinician, researcher, and educator. She holds appointments in the Departments of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto and Western University. She is an affiliate scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network. Her research focuses on the basic science, mechanisms, and clinical effectiveness of EPAs with a special interest in soft tissue repair. Her work is widely published.

Dr. Joseph Anthony, PhD, PT, is a clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of British Columbia. He is an experienced educator, teaching EPAs to pre-licensure and post-licensure health professionals, and has authored or co-authored several articles and book chapters.

 

Access to this recording will be FREE for anyone who has registered for CPA Congress 2021, Day 4.

Check your emails for the coupon code. If you have not received this contact pd@physiotherapy.ca

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Canadian Physiotherapy Association

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Course Material included in this course
  • Electrophysical Agents: Reviewing the Past, Examining the Present, and Critically Positioning for the Future
  • Electrophysical Agents: Reviewing the Past, Examining the Present, and Critically Positioning for the Future
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