Meeting Future Global Health Needs

Meeting Future Global Health Needs

Look ahead to challenges of the future and how the physical therapy profession can help
This course is a treasure for clinicians in the business of treating patients who love to improve their knowledge and skill and desire evidence-based treatment in their practice irrespective of what specialty in the medical profession you may belong to. This course is well worth your time!
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Introduction

So far we have covered what we mean by the term “Global Health”, how we measure it and why it is important. We have highlighted many of the challenges facing us and discussed the implications for us and discussed our role as physiotherapists. So, how will we meet future Global Health needs? What might global health needs be in the future. This course will consider the future of global health and examine how we as physiotherapists can continue to play a role in addressing these needs.

Aims

To explore the future Global Health needs and examine what we as physiotherapists can do to address them.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. The Future of Global Health
  2. Universal Health Coverage
  3. Rehabilitation 2030
  4. Future Role of Physiotherapy in Global Health

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.