Dr Patricia Welch Saleeby is internationally recognised for her role in promoting the ICF
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is a comprehensive tool that has many uses in clinical practice. It views functioning, disability, and health from a holistic perspective. Through the ICF, health professionals can look at many aspects of a person, including their health condition, body functions and structures, activities and participation, and contextual factors. The holistic nature of the ICF helps health professionals be more informed in their assessments, develop more effective interventions, and achieve good patient outcomes. This course discusses the practical application of the ICF. It provides an overview of clinical forms and an explanation of ICF cross-walking to existing clinical instruments.
This course aims to review the practical applications of the ICF in clinical practice.
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.