RIC Event: Introduction to Disabilities and Disability-Competent Care

Event Start Date: February 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: February 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM EDT


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


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


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


Webinar Slides

Webinar Transcript