Daphne is a physiotherapist who specialises in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice.
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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The global need for rehabilitation continues to grow. Many people who require rehabilitation are not receiving it, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Barriers include ineffective and underutilised referral pathways to rehabilitation with poor integration of rehabilitation services at the primary health care level. Nurses are uniquely positioned to advocate for rehabilitation referral pathways and facilitate the rehabilitation process. This course discusses what rehabilitation is, who is involved, and the role that nurses can play in interdisciplinary rehabilitation.
This course aims to provide nurses with an overview of rehabilitation and discuss the role nurses can play as members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed primarily at nurses. Rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietitians, Social Workers, as well as Community Health Workers, or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.