The book begins by defining the roles played by each of the key team members working with the life care planner. It provides planners with insights critical to successful interactions with medical and health-related professionals as well as the team members they are most likely to encounter as they work to build a successful and accurate life care plan. Next, the book offers up-to-date information on the disabilities most frequently encountered by the life care planner. The contributors also address issues typically left out of similar texts which have been made critical by Daubert v. Merrell Dow in the forensic setting — issues related to ethics, standards, research and credentials.Build a Client-Centered Life Care Plan
Roger Weed, PhD, LPC, CRC, CDMS, CCM, FNRCA, FIALCP, professor and graduate rehabilitation counseling coordinator at Georgia State University, is a licensed professional counselor, certified rehabilitation counselor, certified disability management specialist, certified case manager, fellow of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association, and fellow of the International Academy of Life Care Planners. Dr. Weed is the ethics chair for the International Academy of Life Care Planners and associate editor of the Journal of Life Care Planning. He is also the recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the sponsors of the annual life care planning conference.
Debra E. Berens, PhD, CRC, CCM, CLCP, is a certified rehabilitation counselor, certified case manager, and certified life care planner in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2001, she completed a 5-year term as commissioner on the national Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and later was a member of the five-person task force responsible for revising the Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Competencies for the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP). Dr. Berens is currently the managing editor of the Journal of Life Care Planning.
Practice testswith answer keys for each topic — located in the appendices for quick access — help you assess your understanding of each topic and familiarize you with the types of questions you’re likely to encounter on the actual exam.
HESI Hintsboxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. End-of-chapter review questions help you gauge your understanding of chapter content.A full-color layout and more illustrations in the life science chapters visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding.Expanded and updated content in each chapter ensures you’re studying the most current content. Basic algebra review in the math section offers additional review and practice. Color-coded chapters help you quickly find specific topic sections.Helpful organizational features in each chapter include an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted chapter summary to help you focus your study.A glossary at the end of the text offers quick access to key terms and their definitions.
This booklet serves as a guide of basic principles of trunk stabilization and individual exercise positions for self-treatment according to Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS). The DNS concept will help you train optimal trunk stabilization and muscle coordination, which is a fundamental aspect in rehabilitation of any musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. During rehabilitation or any athletic activities, proper trunk stabilization is the first step in prevention of overloading and protection of body during movement activities. Exercising in DNS positions allows for an ideal trunk stabilization with permanent analgesic effect.
Please download this booklet and view a sequence of photographs of DNS self-treatment positions with easy to understand instructions.