College Announces Decision Regarding Daniel Purcell, PT

March 10, 2021

On February 17, 2021, the Hearing Committee of the Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists (the “NSCP”) accepted a Settlement Agreement advanced by the NSCP and Daniel Purcell, and recommended by the Investigation Committee of the NSCP pursuant to Section 50 of the Physiotherapy Act.

The Settlement Agreement contained agreed facts, the allegation against Mr. Purcell, the admissions of Mr. Purcell, and the agreed disposition.

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CPA Supporting PCE Candidates: Physiotherapy Competency Exam Space Exchange

The first edition of the virtual version of the clinical component of the PCE is being delivered Sunday, March 21 - Monday, March 22, 2021 for candidates who have been waiting for the exam. The virtual exam has a number of space requirements which student, new grad, intern, and resident physiotherapists may not have access to. In order to ensure candidates have access to the required space the CPA (Canadian Physiotherapy Association) has created a Facebook group to facilitate a voluntary space exchange between CPA members and exam candidates.  CPA considers this a public Facebook page and therefore is not just limited to their members.

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Seeking Volunteers for the North American Indigenous Games 2020

The “NAIG 2020 are an amazing Mawio’mi (gathering of people) that will be held July 11th to 19th, 2020 at venues in Halifax Regional Municipality and Millbrook First Nation. Halifax Commons will be abuzz with the cultural village, performances, demonstrations, art and softball. As we get ready for the 5,000 participants joining us next year, we have some exciting activities taking place throughout Nova Scotia.”

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New Canadian Guideline for Parkinson Disease

A comprehensive new Canadian Guideline for Parkinson Disease, 2nd Edition, provides practical guidance for physicians, allied health professionals, people with Parkinson’s and families on disease management. CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal published the new guideline accompanied by an easy-to-reference infographic and podcast.

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