Cooper University Health Care


Perspectives of Care: Innovating Clinical Care for our Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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This half-day conference is an event focused on providing clinical and non-clinical team members and health care leaders perspectives on the care delivery for patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Optimization of care models and opportunities to improve patient centered care delivery will be reviewed for both Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings. Special focus will be offered on the perspectives of clinical staff on barriers to care delivery and how we adapt in our rapidly changing healthcare environment to meet the needs of our patients, families, and advocates.   

Session Objectives: 

  • Attendees will be able to articulate moments of truth for communicating compassionately with our patients with Neurodevelopmental and Intellectual Disabilities, their care partners and advocates.   
  • Attendees will be able to practice using sensory tools and communication devices to better engage and connect with patients who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Participants will understand the impact the necessary steps to create a safe and healing care environment for themselves and our patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

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