Introduction to DCC and Disabilities

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Podcast: 

This webinar is also available as a podcast on SoundCloud and iTunes.

Live Webinar Air Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Description: 

The first webinar in the series explores the concepts and practices of the DCC model and defines the term disability. Webinar viewers will examine the differences between age-related disabilities, different disability types and the functional limitations and bias that participants may experience. This webinar provides a thorough understanding of the attitudinal shift from the traditional medical model to the patient-centered model. The webinar also introduces the seven pillars of the DCC model which is covered by subsequent webinars in more detail.

Webinar Presenter: Chris Duff, Disability Practice and Policy Consultant

Content: 

1. Defining disability

-Understanding the different types and experiences of disability

2. Challenges of the current health care delivery system

-Understanding the shift in attitudinal models towards health care, from traditional to patient-centered (DCC)

3. The DCC Model

-Introduction to the seven pillars of DCC

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