Sue is a certified Canadian psychiatric and mental health nurse who has considerable experience in many areas of nursing practice.
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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A significant number of people will experience trauma in their lifetimes. World Mental Health surveyed 24 countries and found that 70.4% of respondents experienced lifetime traumas. Therefore, many individuals who need rehabilitation or other healthcare services will have been exposed to some form of trauma and stress. Effective communication and knowledge of trauma-informed care are essential when working with these clients. This course will provide an overview of trauma, adverse childhood experiences, and trauma-informed care.
This course aims to provides an overview of trauma and discuss the importance of trauma-informed care.
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 at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.