PTA's Powerless or Empowered Nov 2017 with Stephen Fritz-Millet and Aurelie Dimandja
Briefly describe the topic or project to be discussed, including any strengths/weaknesses in the current knowledge base and any existing barriers to its translation/application in clinical practice.
Clearly identify the clinical problem to be addressed during the session. Highlight how the information to be presented will improve clinicians’ assessment skills or affect patients’ outcomes.
Leadership Webinar on the different type of Power in the workplace. PT vs. PTA.
Identify the level of prior exposure to the topic required to successfully follow the session (e.g., new to topic area, basic understanding of concepts/terms, targeted to students, entry to practice PT, PT with less than 5 years’ experience, 5-15 years of experience, 15+ years of experience, PTAs, Expert level PTs, PTs in Public Practice, Private Practice, Public/Private Practice, PTs in Admin or Supervisory Positions, PTs in Policy Practice)
PTAs and PTs in Public/Private Practice, Policy Practice and Admin or Supervisory Positions.
All entry level.
Aurélie currently serves as the Past President of the NPAA. She completed the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapy Assistant Diploma Program at Mohawk College in 2014. Since graduation, she has worked in various health care settings, such as long-term care homes, physiotherapy clinics, community care and hospital settings. Aurélie has worked with acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, geriatrics, orthopaedic conditions, developmental disabilities, and the mental health population.
In her first year of the OTA/PTA program, the President of the NPAA at the time (Sandra Lamb) reached out to Aurélie about joining the NPAA as a Student Representative. After some consideration, she said yes; the rest is history. She wanted to advocate for PTAs and PTA Students on a national level. In addition, Aurélie is involved in community volunteering as a Board Member with Community Living Burlington and Contact Hamilton. She also serves on the Volunteer Executive Committee for Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Hamilton Chapter.
Course Material included in this course
PTA's Powerless or Empowered Nov 2017
Welcome and Handout Resources
PTAs Powerless or Empowered Nov 2017