Cost of Future Care & Functional Testing: Preparing Defensible Life Care Plans
20-Oct-2017 8:00 AM - 3-Mar-2018 4:30 PM - "-"

Course: Cost of Future Care & Functional Testing: Preparing Defensible Life Care Plans Looking to Enhance Your Clinical Assessment Skills and the Defensibility of your LCP/Cost of Future Care Reports? Sold out in Calgary in 2016. Sold out in Toronto in Spring 2017. Jodi Fischer is returning to Toronto in October 2017 and offering this course for the first time in Vancouver in March 2018.  Jodi has conducted a survey and listened to what experienced Canadian practitioners need and want in the life care care planning field for professional development, as well as incorporating feedback from key players in the field attending her previous courses in 2016 and 2017. Some of the unique features of this course are: (1) Up-to-date review of Canadian Supreme Court judgments to inform your practice; (2) Functional testing batteries to administer in the home and community to reliably determine disability and related needs; (3) Assessment of housekeeping capacity and costing of home support services; (4) How to communicate and incorporate recommendations from medical experts and rehabilitation providers into your reports; (5) Applying aging related research to your plans; (6) Respectfully and effectively critiquing other Life Care Plans. Whether you practice in the rehabilitation, case management and/or life care planning field, this course is bound to strengthen your clinical practice.


Learning Objectives

This practical course provides foundational assessment skills and strategies for addressing the most challenging issues we face in the functional assessment and life care planning fields. This course will arm you with the skills you need to remain current in the field.

Some of the major topics covered include:

  • Up-to-date review of Canadian Supreme Court judgments to inform your practice

  • Functional testing batteries to administer in the home and community to reliably determine disability and related needs

  • Assessment of housekeeping capacity and costing of home support services

  • How to communicate and incorporate recommendations from medical experts and rehabilitation providers into your reports

  • Applying aging related research to your plans

  • Respectfully and effectively critiquing other LCPs


Target Audience

This course is designed for experienced OTs, who provide CFC reports/LCPs for insurance providers and lawyers. Whether you practice in the rehabilitation, case management and/or LCP fields, this course is bound to strengthen your clinical practice.  It is approved by ICHCC and VRA Canada for 14.5 CEUs.


Presenter

Jodi Fischer is known as a dynamic speaker and educator, dedicated to helping practitioners improve the objectivity and defensibility of the functional assessments and life care plans they produce. She has lectured and taught courses throughout North America for a variety of organizations including: UBC, the International Conference on Life Care Planning, CSME, CLE of BC, EPIC Rehab, and Matheson. She has been an OT for 24 years.  She is a Certified Life Care Planner and Certified Work Capacity Evaluator.  She is Director of Functional Outcomes Rehabilitation Services Inc., a medical-legal consulting firm in Vancouver, B.C. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC where she developed the LCP curriculum for the Master of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Program. She is a qualified Expert Witness to the Supreme Court of BC. She has published multiple times in the peer-reviewed literature.


Toronto Course

Dates: October 20 & 21, 2017

Location: Novotel Hotel Toronto Centre (downtown)

Fee and Registration: Early Bird Rate: Registration by September 1, 2017: $625 CDN + GST / Regular Rate: Registration after September 1, 2017: $675 CDN + GST


Vancouver Course

Dates: March 2 & 3, 2018

Location: Simon Fraser University - Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Vancouver (downtown)

Fee and Registration: Early Bird Rate: Registration by December 15, 2017: $625 CDN + GST / Regular Rate: Registration after December 15, 2017: $675 CDN + GST


Visit functionaloutcomes.com to complete registration form (Upcoming Courses tab)


 
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