Jacquie is a physiotherapist who has a deeply rooted passion for making evidence-based knowledge accessible to all
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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There is a global need for rehabilitation services. Around 1.5 billion people worldwide currently live with some form of disability, and a further 2.41 billion individuals live with conditions that impact their function. This course, therefore, focuses on understanding rehabilitation, what it is, and why it is important. It examines the role of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in guiding the rehabilitation process and explores principles for selecting appropriate rehabilitation interventions.
This course aims to provide foundational knowledge of rehabilitation and principles guiding the selection of rehabilitation techniques and interventions to improve health.
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.