Initiative #1 Financial Stability
1. Partnerships: ACHIEVED AND ONGOING:
2. Interprofessional Course Content: ACHIEVED AND ONGOING
3. Speakers: National and international speakers booked 1-2 years in advance when possible: ACHIEVED.
4. Course Planning: Full course complement - ACHIEVED 2010. Videostream learning is now available as well.
5. Budget Reporting: ACHIEVED. Budgets are reported to the CPTE Management Committee twice per year, and to the University of Saskatchewan annually.
6. Grants applied for 3-6 months in advance of courses: ACHIEVED AND ONGOING. For 2009:
Initiative #2 Marketing
1. Dissemination of Information: ONGOING. The CPTE website has been redone and all methods of communication are now electronic with the exception of registration. We may do a survey at a later date to evaluate the effectiveness of the electronic communication.
2. Course Planning: Courses on preventative and primary health care for 2009 and 2010: ACHIEVED AND ONGOING. Pelvi-perineal Rehabilitation (2009) and the Advanced course (2010), Women's Health Updates, Geriatric Health Updates, the Ankle-Brachial Index/Ultrasound Doppler course, and Updates and Advances in Cardiovascular Physical Therapy had components of preventative or primary health care. In addition, the pelvic floor and Doppler content included areas of increased growth in physical therapy services.
3. Newsletter coverage of new course formats: ACHIEVED.
4. Assessment of Knowledge Translation following courses: ONGOING. We are working with CPL and CNE to design and implement evaluations for the Interprofessional Management of Diabetes conference that will be completed prior to and after the conference, to investigate change in learning and practice habits as a result of the conference. We plan to submit our findings to a continuing education journal.
Initiative #3: Identification of Partnerships External to Physical Therapy
1. Interdisciplinary Programming: ACHIEVED AND ONGOING.
Initiative #4: Accessibility of Professional Development
1. Videostreaming: ACHIEVED. 3 videostream learning sessions have been released to date.
2. Online Introduction to Systematic Reviews: The first iteration of this online graduate level course through the School of Physical Therapy completed successfully in April 2010 with 7 registrants.
3. Level 5 of the Orthopedic Syllabus has been offered in part via distance learning this year with Elluminate, a web conferencing service which allows video, online written and verbal chat, and Power Point technology. Registrants from Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg are taking part in this programming.
4. Mentorship Focus Group: ONGOING-deferred. Elluminate technology will also be useful for small focused mentorship groups. This would be a distance learning initiative. We plan to continue investigating this for possible use in early 2011.Respectfully Submitted,
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