This course integrates research on the lived experience of families who care for their children with severe forms of cerebral palsy. The course links concepts related to comfort theory, wellness, and a basis of understanding for providing empathy-driven, psychologically informed care.
Course created on December 7, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.5; AL/1.5; AR/1.5; AZ/1.5; CA/1.5; CO/1.5; CT/1.5; DC/1.5; DE/1.5; FL/1.5; GA/1.5; HI/1.5; IA/1.5; IACET/0.2; ID/1.5; IL/1.5; IN/1.5; KS/1.5; KY/1.5 Category 2; MA/1.5; ME/1.5; MI/1.5; MO/1.5; MS/1.5; MT/1.5; NC/1.5; ND/1.5; NE/1.5; NH/1.5; NY/1.5; OK/1.5; OR/1.5; PA/1.5; RI/1.5; SC/1.5; SD/1.5; TN/1.5; TX/1.5; UT/1.5; VA/1.5; VT/1.5; WA/1.5; WI/1.5; WY/1.5
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three historically significant events in medicine that shaped the medical view of disability.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the four domains associated with comfort in patient care.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify four themes associated with parenting a child with severe cerebral palsy.
- After this course, participants will be able to define each phase of the three-phase model of empathic care for communication with families
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ten carative factors when presented to them.
|0-25 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes, Discuss Medicalization of Disability|
|25-45 Minutes||Discuss the significance of Comfort Theory in driving wellness-focused care|
|45-75 Minutes||Discuss the study on Lived Experience of Families who care for a child with severe cerebral palsy|
|75-100 Minutes||Discuss Empathic Care Principles|
|100-115 Minutes||Discuss Family Centered Tools|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD, DPT, PCS
Dr. Jason E. Cook, DPT, PhD is a board-certified pediatric specialist, a core faculty member in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Tufts University, Boston, MA, and is a practicing clinician at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Cook earned his bachelor’s degree from Drake University, his master’s and doctoral degrees in physical therapy from Des Moines University, and his PhD at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He teaches and focuses his clinical care in the areas of neurologic and pediatric physical therapy. His area of research is in evaluating pain, distress, comfort, and well-being in individuals with cerebral palsy and incorporating phenomenological and mixed-method research design. He is the Director of Membership, Communications, and PR and a board member of the APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy.
Financial disclosures: Jason Cook received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial disclosures: Jason Cook has no non-financial disclosures.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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