Practical Recommendations for Enhancing the Care of Patients with Disability

Thank you for your interest in our continuing education webinars. The three modules below provide continuing education opportunities for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. These continuing education modules have each been approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

These modules are designed to focus on providing physicians with practical recommendations, tools and strategies to help enhance care for patients with disability. The objective of each module is to help physicians identify small changes they can make to better meet the needs of their patients with disability and increase the quality of care for all patients.

Module I: Establishing a Foundation for Access, Interaction and Mutual Understanding

Establishing a Foundation for Access, Interaction and Mutual Understanding (WB2748) introduces the context of disability and provides approaches and techniques that can be used to establish a foundation for ensuring equal and adequate health care access, respectful interactions and shared understanding to achieve an office visit that is mutually successful.

Module II: Recommendations for Physical Examination & Clinical Management

Recommendations for Physical Examination & Clinical Management (WB2916) highlights approaches and techniques that can be used to modify the physical examination and inform clinical management decisions in order to meet the unique needs of each patient with disability.

Module III: Encouraging Partnerships Between Patients with Disability and Physicians

Encouraging Partnerships Between Patients with Disability and Physicians (WB2917) facilitates the importance of communication between physicians and their patients with disability and provides recommendations to enhance the physician patient partnership.