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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Catalyst for interprofessional Collaborative Practice

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Catalyst for interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Dr Stefanus Snyman

Sunday, 15 Rajab 1439 AH - 1 April 2018 AD 1:30 PM-3:30 PM Auditorium 5

Dr Stefanus Snyman

Research Associate, Centre for Community Technologies

Nelson Mandela University

 

Dr Stefanus Snyman (MB, Ch. B; M. Phil (HealthScEd); DOM) is research associate at the Centre for Community Technologies at Nelson Mandela University (Port Elizabeth, South Africa). He serves as facilitator of the African Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN), as facilitator of the International ICanFunction (mICF) Partnership: an initiative of the WHO’s Functioning and Disability Reference Group (FDRG) to develop a state-of-the-art mobile solution to facilitate IPE. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Interprofessional Care and is a member of the In-2-Theory Network, an international network with a remit to develop social science theory, and explore its practical application to interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education.

 

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Catalyst for interprofessional Collaborative Practice

 

During this workshop we will explore practical ways to apply the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) interprofessionally in clinical practice to:

  • Promote a patient-centred bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach to care
  • Ensure continuity of care
  • Clarify professional roles
  • Embrace the complexity of holistic care
  • ntegrate the social determinants of health
  • Gather valuable statistics to assist with effective service provision.