- Provide outpatient management of musculoskeletal trauma, acute and chronic pain, deformity or amputation, cardiac or other disabling and metabolic conditions.
- Plan, prepare, or carry out individually designed programs of treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
- Inform patients when diagnosis reveals findings outside of exercise physiology scope of practice and refer to appropriate practitioners.
- Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for re-evaluation and communicate this to the referrer.
- Develop comprehensive plans for immediate and long-term rehabilitation including therapeutic exercise, cognitive retraining; patient, family or caregiver education; or community reintegration.
- Consult or coordinate with other rehabilitative professionals including physio and occupational therapists, rehabilitation nurses, speech pathologists, psychologists, social workers, or medical technicians.
- Direct group rehabilitation and hydrotherapy activities.
- Discharge patient when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.
- Supervise Exercise Physiology and/or Physiotherapy students and communicate with their University supervisor.