The benefits of CPA-PABC membership are priceless, whether you are in Public or Private Practice. We have outlined here the tangible and intangible benefits, as you prepare for your membership renewal. Your tangible benefits can amount to $750 in annual savings, which is more than the cost of your Annual Membership. The intangible benefits can invaluably transform your practice.  

 

    PABC members and their families now receive a 40% corporate discount at Steve Nash Fitness World (SNFW). Access 16+ locations and over 700 group fitness classes per week including: YOGA, CYCLE, BOOTCAMP AND MORE!

    Option 1: Pre-paid in full

    SILVER membership: Access to 16 SNFW locations, including our newest locations at Marine Gateway and Kelowna for $399 per year (plus 5% tax, no additional fees)
     
    GOLD membership: Access 16 SNFW and 3 Sports Clubs (Richmond, Brentwood, Yaletown) AND specialty classes at these locations for $499 (plus 5% tax, no additional fees)
     
    PLATINUM membership: Access to 16 SNFW, 6 Sports Clubs including the PARK ROYAL SPORTS CLUB, MORGAN CROSSING & DOWNTOWN SPORTS CLUB (Granville) locations and specialty classes at ALL locations for $699 per year (plus 5% tax, no additional fees)

    Option 2: Pre-authorized payment plan

    • Silver membership (16 locations) only $18.50 bi-weekly
    • Gold membership (19 locations) only $22.50 bi-weekly
    • Platinum membership (23 locations) only $30.00 bi-weekly

    Please note for Option 2 the following apply:

    Pro-rated Dues: Collected at time of enrollment these partial dues cover the use of the club until the first scheduled TAP date.
     
    Last Month Dues: Collected at time of enrollment; applied to final month of committed term or at the end of a month to month agreement. (equivalent to 2 bi-weekly payments)
     
    ACEF (Annual Club Enhancement Fee): All membership agreements include a $59.99 Annual Club Enhancement Fee (corporate block sales excluded). This fee applies to all NEW memberships and is not applicable to existing members who enrolled prior to its introduction in October 2012. This fee is automatically tapped 3-5 months after enrollment and annually on that date going forward. An ACEF is the industry standard to enhance facilities, services and programs above what the member currently pays for on monthly dues.

    Find out more about Steve Nash Fitness World classes and locations.

    How to sign up:

    1. Fill out our waiver release/credit card form.
    2. Send to Adam at agyorffy@snclubs.com.
    3. Fitness World will confirm your PABC membership with the PABC office and your payment will be processed.
    4. You will be issued a gym access key card or you can use our Steve Nash App with barcode.
    5. Any questions – contact Adam (details listed below).

     

    Adam Gyorffy
    Corporate Sales Manager
    Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club Mobile
    778-706-0409
    agyorffy@snclubs.com

    The virtual forum is a great place to discuss various physiotherapy related topics with other PABC members.  

    As a member, receive up to 10 job postings and 10 for sale or wanted postings at no cost.

    If you are presenting a course, save 50% on all your course postings.

    Also save 50% on all your eblasts!  

    Special offers, including: free movie screenings, fashion show entries, discounted sporting events, are emailed to you as they are made available to our association.

    Your profile is listed for free in Find a Physio, PABC’s user-friendly online directory. Find a Physio is easily located on the main page of PABC’s website and is used by referring physicians, hospitals and other health clinics, as well as by the public. 

    Directions Newsletter keeps you up to date with Association business and member activities. Further, the CPA offers members other free CPA publications such as Physiotherapy Canada (a peer reviewed journal published four times per year) and Physiotherapy Practice magazine (published five times a year).

    At no cost to you, informative PABC-produced internet seminars are offered through the PABC Members Only site.

    As a PABC member, you have the opportunity to participate in setting the agenda for physiotherapy in the years ahead.

    As a PABC member, access our Members Only section on the PABC website. This exclusive area contains valuable, up to date information, including tailored guides, information on recommended fees, associate agreements, and communication/promotion for both private and public practices.

    PABC represents members' interests to government, health care stakeholders, public and media. As well, PABC works to position physiotherapists as leaders in healthcare and rehabilitation by way of promotional campaigns, lobbying, and collaborative projects.

    PABC is happy to offer members exclusive access to a member benefits program offering discounted products and services, including: theatre, hotels, attractions, movies, shopping, travel and much more through our discount partner Perkopolis. Click here for more details.

    In co-operation with CPA and your insurer, QBE (Lloyds of London), Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (“Gowlings”), offers summary pro bono legal advice to all physiotherapists participating in the Professional Liability Insurance Program. This service can help with your practice related questions.

    Through PABC and Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA), members can keep informed of educational workshops, conferences, courses and practice tools.

    ODG is the database used by BC's insurers for return to work guidelines.

    To receive the 50% discount, use code BCPHYSIO on lifeisnow.ca.

    Pain Care Provider - Professional resources, including an educational facilitation package, patient handouts, MP3s, ebooks and discounts to Pain Care products - all improve the outcomes of your work with people in pain. NOTE: Available Jan 1 2016 onwards.

    Pain Care Pro - An indepth pain education and pain self-care curriculum. Guided by your expertise and these resources, your patients will attain less pain, more ease of movement, and greater function in life. 

    Through Manulife, PABC members have the opportunity to enroll in a special plan designed for self-employed physiotherapists, like yourself.

    Save money on home, condominium and tenant insurance through Mardon Insurance Group's PABC group program.

    Software Click4Time offers you a 20% discount and a free 30 day trial. To receive the discount, contact Chris Simpson.

    Additional valued-added services, special offers and savings programs are also available through CPA. Click here for more information.

    As a PABC member, save significantly on all PABC courses, lectures and vodcasts. Further, access exclusive PABC education events.

    Even if you are covered through your employer, make sure your existing professional liability insurance is adequate by speaking with a CPA insurance specialist today! CPA has partnered with BMS Insurance to provide CPA Professional Liability Insurance that protects you 24/7. CPA's insurance is for physios by physios, with profits being reinvested into CPA for a stronger Association.

    Easily obtain valuable marketing advice and strategies, plus other useful information on private practice issues, including court and testimony, and writing medical-legal reports.

    As a member, access various knowledge toolkits and best practices guides through our knowledge broker in partnership with the PABC Knowledge Services Manager.

    As a valued PABC member, you have access to our Knowledge Centre, a unique clinical library service. Our Knowledge Services Manager, a professional librarian, is available to answer your questions about your clinical practice and research needs. As well, the Knowledge Services Manager delivers webinars and builds toolkits along with our PABC Knowledge Team.

    As a PABC member, obtain physiotherapy-specific advice from Alim Dhanji, CFP at Healthcare Financial Group Inc.

    PABC offers members the opportunity to network with other physiotherapists and professional leaders through various educational workshops, conferences and courses. As well, CPA further offers members the opportunity to be part of various CPA special interests groups and divisions.

    Physitrack, a global digital therapeutics provider, is an Endorsed Product Partner of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. PABC members are eligible for  a 30% discount on their monthly Physitrack subscription. With the discount the $12.99/month subscription is  $8.99/month for PABC members.

    Physitrack provides physiotherapists with a cutting edge app that allows for:

    • Digital Home Exercise Prescription with 3000+ ultra high definition videos, voiced over by professional actors
    • A free app for patients to use that can be used on iPhone/iPad (iOS), Android devices and laptop or desktop computers
    • Data and outcomes management with in-app PROMs and realtime reporting
    • Data analytics with statistical modeling
    • Telemedicine (coming summer 2016)

    Test Physitrack for Free:

    You can learn more about Physitrack and test the technology for yourself at no cost by visiting the Physitrack website.

    Click "Free Demo" to evaluate the whole platform and functionality.

    You can also download the Physitrack app from the App Store via your iPhone or iPad.

    To Get Your 30% PABC Member Discount:

    Visit the website to register for a paid account here  »

    Once you get to the registration page, you will be asked to enter:

    • Name
    • Email
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions (Which PABC has ensured meet all patient information security and privacy laws)
    • On the next screen, please be sure to select PABC as your affiliation and also enter "PABC + your Postal Code" in the Member Number field. Entering these two fields will ensure you get the PABC member discount for Physitrack which is $8.99 Canadian Dollars per month (full price is $12.99).