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 World Health Organization (WHO) has systematically developed a model of disability that considers the ongoing interaction between an individual's health and contextual factors. This model acknowledges that disability is a universal human experience, is aetiologically neutral, and lies on a continuum from no disability to complete disability. This course provides an introduction to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and reviews the progress made in conceptualising and measuring disability.
This course aims to introduce the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and its role in rehabilitation.
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.