presented by Ellen Harrington-Kane
Financial: Ellen Harrington-Kane receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. Ellen Harrington-Kane is the Assistant Vice President of Affiliate Network Advancement for Easter Seals
Non-Financial: Ellen Harrington-Kane has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Ellen Harrington-Kane, M.S., HSM, OT
Ellen Harrington-Kane is the Assistant Vice President of Affiliate Network Advancement for Easter Seals national headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. With over 30 years of experience as an occupational therapist and rehabilitation director for in-patient and outpatient therapy service and a master’s degree in Health Services Management, Ms. Harrington-Kane brings the business aspects of practice management…Read full bio
1. Defining Family-Centered Care
In this chapter, the learner will be introduced to the concept of family-centered care and how it is differentiated from other approaches to working with families.
2. Family-Centered Care: The Evolution of Care
Understanding what makes family-centered care different from other approaches is essential in determining how to change your current practice to make it more family-centered. In this chapter, we will explore the evolution of care, from the traditional medical model, to family-centered care, and beyond to person-centered care.
3. The Importance of Family-Centered Care
Why is it important to use family-centered care? This chapter will showcase the benefits of using coaching as the base model and provide evidence demonstrating its importance. There are differences between family-centered care and a medical model, and we’ll see a brief client interaction on distinguishing the two.