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Changes to List of Pre-Approved Courses to fill the Credentialling Requirement ‘Context of Physiotherapy Practice in Canada’

As of January 1, 2017, CAPR will no longer accept the following courses to fill the Credentialling requirement ‘successful results letter’:

  • HLTH 4011 – Issues in Health Care (Thompson Rivers University)
  • HADM 339 – Organization of the Canadian Health Care System (Athabasca University)
  • HADM 369 – Health Policy in Canada (Athabasca University)
  • CHSM 301 – The Health Care System (Ryerson University)
  • PHTH 570 – Strategies in Physical Therapy Professional Practice (McGill University)

If you have recently completed or are currently enrolled in one of the courses listed above, please contact CAPR for more information and guidance.

You should no longer register for any of the above mentioned courses to fill your ‘Context of Physiotherapy Practice in Canada’ requirement. If you still need to register for a course to fill this requirement, please select one of the courses listed below.

We will continue to accept the following courses to fill the Credentialling requirement ‘Context of Physiotherapy Practice in Canada’:

  • Physiotherapy Practice within the Canadian Health Care Context (University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy)
  • Orientation to the Canadian Health Care System, Culture and Context for Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (University of Toronto)
  • Physiotherapy Practice in Canada (University of Alberta)

In addition, we will also be able to accept the following course to fill the Credentialling requirement ‘Context of Physiotherapy Practice in Canada’:

  • Health Care Systems and Professionalism for Internationally-Trained Physiotherapists (independent course affiliated with Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec)

New applicants in 2017 will be required to take one of the courses that continue to be accepted. Earlier applicants (2016 and prior) who have taken or are currently taking a course that will no longer be accepted should contact CAPR for more information and guidance.

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