BEING A KIN IN CANADA

On this page, you will find all the information you need as a practitioner. For example: what kind of insurance do I need? What are Provincial Kinesiology Associations and how are they relevant to me? If there is none in my province, what can I do? How can I advance my career as a Kin? And many more! 

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How is the Kin profession advancing? 

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance is committed to supporting the advancement of kinesiology by supporting the on-going professional development efforts of Kinesiologists

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How are Kins insured professionally?

Maintaining professional insurance provides peace-of-mind whether it be for your home, car, or for your professional work.

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What are PKAs Provincial Kinesiology Associations?

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance has and continues to work with a broad group of stakeholders that include industry, government and not-for-profit/professional association groups.

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How to become an affiliated Kin?

2 ways for Kinesiologists to join CKA 

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance has and continues to work with a broad group of stakeholders that include industry, government and not-for-profit/professional association groups. Given CKA’s mandate is national in scope, over the years the CKA has built mutually-beneficial and cooperative relationships with provincial associations and groups. Depending on the province in which you practice as a Kinesiologist, you may join the CKA in the following process:

 

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What Resources & Material are available to Kins?

In preparation for annual national events where CKA invites Kins to participate and to get involved in their province and community to increase awareness of the profession, CKA provides promotional resources, material and tools to Kins.

National Kinesiology Week Material

National Health and Fitness Day Material

Insurance Videos

Videos to promotoe Kinesiology " My name is .....I'm a kinesiologist." (9 Topics)

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How to Stay Current in the Field? Continuing Education CESP Commitment

Kinesiologists in Canada participate in this program to ensure that they are maintaining currency in their professional practice. This program is referred to as the Continuing Education Standards Program (CESP). This system is important; particularly as knowledge, experience and educational requirements within the profession are inevitably rising and our profession is expected to remain current.

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What is the Ethic Code of Kins?

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA) accepts responsibility for delineating the ethical behavior expected of Kinesiologists and has developed and approved this Code of Ethics as a guide for Kinesiologists.

The Code has been prepared by Kinesiologists for Kinesiologists. It is based on the fundamental principles of kinesiology, especially compassion, beneficence, non-malfeasance, and respect for persons. It interprets these principles with respect to the responsibilities of Kinesiologists to individual clients, their family, colleagues, other healthcare professionals, and society..

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CAN A KIN HELP CLIENTS TO GET REIMBURSED FOR KINESIOLOGY SERVICES?

Kinesiologists work in many different settings and provide a variety of services. Legislation of health services is different from one province to another. The context in which you are providing services will help determine the type of documentation required and how invoices are prepared and submitted.

WHO CAN ISSUE RECEIPTS?

WHAT SHOULD MY RECEIPT INCLUDE?

WHAT TO TELL MY CLIENTS TO GET REIMBURSED?

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WHERE TO BEGIN MY JOB SEARCH? JOB OPPORTUNITIES

People looking for a qualified Kinesiologist advertise job position with the PKAs and reach Kinesiologists who meet and support the professional standards. All professional "Practicing" members/affiliates are required to carry professional liability insurance, follow professional practice standards and respect the code of ethics. Since Kinesiologists are governed provincially, we invite Kinesiologists to search job opportunities on the PKAs websites:
 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PKAS

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

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Provincial Kinesiology Associations

         
       

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