Educating Health Professionals about Disability: A Review of Interventions

Shakespeare, Tom and Kleine, Ira (2013) Educating Health Professionals about Disability: A Review of Interventions. Health and Social Care Education, 2 (2). pp. 20-37. ISSN 2051-0888

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    Health professionals need to understand the human rights and health needs of disabled people. This review of evidence on interventions demonstrates that a range of often innovative approaches have been trialled. Lectures by faculty are less effective in changing attitudes than contact with disabled people themselves. Existing examples of good practice need to be scaled up, and better and more long-term evaluations of impact are required.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: disability,human rights,attitudes,students
    Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
    Depositing User: Pure Connector
    Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2014 15:18
    Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 13:53
    DOI: 10.11120/hsce.2013.00026

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