International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics (IOPTP) has
posted information on clinical and administrative guidelines at the World
Confederation for Physical Therapy's (WCPT) website at www.wcpt.org/ioptp/resources.
began collecting information from its member organizations following round
table sessions held at WCPT's 2011 congress in which attendees requested that
IOPTP provide information about guidelines (practice and administrative) and
fact sheets for health care professionals and consumers. IOPTP will add new
information as additional guidelines and fact sheets are identified by its
other WCPT news, physical therapists from around the
world heard about the impact that WCPT education policies are having on the
development of the profession at the European Physiotherapy Education Congress,
held in Vienna, Austria, in November.
The congress attracted 587 delegates from 48 countries. The theme, "Advancing
the Professional Profile," focused on continuing professional development
as a means of promoting evidence based physical therapy. Speakers examined
innovative ways in which to continue professional development throughout a
career in physical therapy.
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