Preventing delayed recovery by adopting a biopsychosocial approach
Delayed recovery presents a challenge to employers and is harmful to the employee. Over the past five years there has been growing interest in understanding and applying the biopsychosocial model to medical and disability management.
A biopsychosocial approach addresses disability holistically and effectively. But what is it? Why is it important? And what techniques and tools can be used to apply it in order to reduce disability?
You Will Learn
- How to describe the biopsychosocial model
- How the biopsychosocial model compares to the traditional biomedical model
- Non-medical risk factors that can delay an individual’s recovery after an injury or illness
- How to evaluate these factors and know the tools for making appropriate referrals for intervention
This webinar is presented by Dr. Marcos Iglesias, Chief Medical Officer for Crawford / Broadspire.