Reference Guide

Please note that policies, procedures, and position statements have been renamed, starting in 2017, as Registration and Licensing Directions, Practice Directions, Continuing Competency Program Directions, Governance Directions, and Administration and Finance Directions.

Directions express the formal position of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM) on a particular topic, to which members must comply.

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Reference Guide

1. About CPM
2. Statutes Legislation
4. Practice Directions

4.1 Client Records When Closing Moving Selling A Clinic  Updated May 2017

4.2 Concurrent Care by a Physiotherapist

4.3 Informed Consent to Treatment

4.4 Safe, Sanitary, and Appropriate Environment

4.5 Routine Practice (Formerly “Infection Control”)

4.6 Acupuncture and Intramuscular Dry Needle Therapy

4.7 Spinal Manipulation

4.8 Physiotherapists Assigning Physiotherapy Care (Working with Rehabilitation Assistants)

4.9 Approval of Physiotherapy Business Name  Updated January 2018

4.10 Communication and Consultation with Physicians or Appropriate Designates

4.11 Oxygen Management by Physical Therapists

4.12 Ultrasound  Policy retired; please refer to Practice Direction 4.31 Electrophysical Agents

4.13 Laser  Policy retired; please refer to Practice Direction 4.31 Electrophysical Agents

4.14 Advertising  Updated August 2017

4.15 Private Practice Guidelines

4.16 Home Based Physiotherapy Business

4.17 Record Keeping  Updated September 2016

4.19 Retention and Transmission of Electronic Health Information

4.20 Transportation of Patient Records

4.21 Physiotherapists Working for Non-Physiotherapists

4.22 Physiotherapy Treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

4.23 Use of Title and Credentials  Updated March 2017

4.24 Animal Rehabilitation

4.25 Incorporation

4.26 Whirlpool Cleaning and Safety

4.27 Selling Nutritional Supplements

4.28 Billing for Multiple Dysfunctions

4.29 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

4.30 Criminal Convictions Policy retired; please refer to Registration and Licensing Direction 3.22 Criminal Convictions

4.31 Electrophysical Agents  Updated March 2018








6. Continuing Competency Program Directions
8. Governance Directions

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9. Administration and Finance Directions

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