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ACPIN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018
ACPIN on the move
ENGAGEMENT | INTENSITY | IMPACT
19th–20th March 2018
Hilton Hotel Deansgate Manchester
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NEW CSP SNOMED code project
The CSP is seeking ACPIN members to take part in a national workshop looking at the development of appropriate and useable SNOMED code subsets for use by Physiotherapists to maintain accurate electronic clinical records. Click here for more information on the CSP’s SNOMED project is available at .
The workshop is now scheduled to take place on:
Date: 27th November 2017
Time: 9.30 am to 4.00pm
Location: CSP headquarters, London
The CSP will reimburse travel and related costs for members attending. Any ACPIN members interested in taking part are asked to contact Raman Behl at the CSP (email@example.com) for more information and to register to attend the workshop.
1 November 2017
Restorative neuroscience professor calls for wider application of professional skills to improve outcomes.
Professor Jane Burridge, in her inaugural address as the new president of ACPIN, said that neurological physiotherapists were now more effective than ever before – read more
29 March 2017
CSP warns about incorrect correct use of the title ‘Chartered Physiotherapist’
The CSP has received a complaint from the Privy Council regarding the misuse of use of title, ‘Chartered Physiotherapist’. The nature of the complaint is the addition of a speciality descriptor between the words ‘chartered’ and ‘physiotherapist’ by some CSP members. The Privy Council have informed the CSP that this is misuse of title and must be stopped.See the article on the CSP website
17 March 2017
Music interventions for acquired brain injury
Acquired brain injury (ABI) can result in impairments in motor function, language, cognition, and sensory processing, and in emotional disturbances, which can severely reduce a survivor's quality of life. Music interventions have been used in rehabilitation to stimulate brain functions involved in movement, cognition, speech, emotions, and sensory perceptions – read more
28 February 2017
Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis in DMD
Corticosteroid treatment is considered the 'gold standard' for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD); however, it is also known to induce osteoporosis and thus increase the risk of vertebral fragility fractures. Good practice in the care of those with DMD requires prevention of these adverse effects – read more
21 February 2017
Dysarthria is an acquired speech disorder following neurological injury that reduces intelligibility of speech due to weak, imprecise, slow and/or unco-ordinated muscle control. The impact of dysarthria goes beyond communication and affects psychosocial functioning. This is an update of a review previously published in 2005 – read more
15 February 2017
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
A summary of the evidence from Cochrane systematic reviews (CSRs) and non-Cochrane systematic reviews of any treatment for CIDP comparing the effects of treatments – read more
15 February 2017
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