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 Organisation’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) provides a common language and framework for understanding the influence of biological, psychological, social and environmental aspects on human functioning and health. Patricia Saleeby, in the Understanding the ICF Programme, provides a detailed guide on how ICF is applied at the clinical level. Dr Saleeby discusses clinical and educational resources, challenges and advantages of using ICF in clinical practice and ICF administration and policies.
This course aims to offer a comprehensive clinical guide to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Introduction to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)
- ICF Educational and Clinical Resources
- Overview of the ICF and Clinical Practice
- ICF and Application in Clinical Practice
- Applying the ICF in Health Policies and Administration
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.