Something for the weekend: How to live better, according to Nietzsche (magazine) The central problem of postmodernism, according to Terry Eagleton (magazine) ‘Everything I enjoy doing I just couldn’t do’: Biographical disruption for sport-related injury (article) The (subtly fascistic) Ethics Of Transhumanism And The Cult Of Futurist Biotech (blog) Aged care failures show how little we value older people – and those who care for them, plus this, and this (news) Consolation philosophy: A truly African philosophy (magazine) A Discursive Analysis Method to Investigate Decision-Making Processes in the Intensive Care Unit I, holobiont. Are you and your microbes a … [Read more...] about CPN Digest #8
Many of you who attended our last CPN Salon at the last WCPT meeting in Cape Town will remember what a fantastic day we had. Meeting so many members face-to-face, as well as the great presentations and fabulous venue made for a memorable day. We're starting to make plans for a repeat event in Geneva, probably on the day after the WCPT Congress, and we'd like to know if you'd be interested in attending. We plan to run the day in a similar way to the last one, so there will be some talks, some workshops, and, of course, some hearty debate and discussion. So if you'd keen to know more or register your interest, please email Jenny Setchell and she will add you to the contact … [Read more...] about CPN Salon 2019
Mike Stewart posted an interesting picture (link) on his Facebook feed a couple of days ago (thanks to Paul Lagerman - The Naked Physio - for the link, and Mike for posting). Participants on Mike's course were asked to respond to the prompt; "If I designed a healthcare course for students, the first 3 lessons would be...' The responses proved interesting. https://www.facebook.com/100008119901926/posts/2199382033675772/ My suspicion is that if you asked any experienced physiotherapist, they are likely to say something similar. In fact, the evidence suggests that most employers, practitioners, and consumers want their clinicians to have good communications skills, be empathic, … [Read more...] about What is at the heart of physiotherapy?