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Modernisation of ICF

2021-04-20 04:27:55 | Snyman, Stefanus
After 20 years the ICF is undergoing modernisation. Technical advances have permitted the digitisation of the ICF. When ICD-11 was launched in June 2018 it included 48 items on functioning from the ICF and two assessment tools; the WHO-DAS 2.0 and the WHO Model Disability Survey. Now ICF is embedded as a linearization within the ICD-11. Go to https://icd.who.int/dev11/l-icf/en. This version includ

Twelve tips for teaching the ICF

2020-07-13 11:47:31 | Sykes, Catherine
This guide offers twelve integrated practical tips to help health and social care educators embed the ICF throughout the curriculum with a view to supporting student learning and ultimately interprofessional and inclusive practice


ICF updates: Open discussion

2020-06-09 11:08:16 | Sykes, Catherine
ICF is updated annually. Proposals are open for discussion by anyone who is interested from now until the end of June. Please contribute to the update process.




ICF facilitators course for physiotherapists in India

2020-03-31 09:38:02 | Snyman, Stefanus
An ICF facilitators course for physiotherapists started on 1 March, just as measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus were being discussed widely. The first phase of online work was carried out without a hitch. Then Catherine Sykes facilitates a two-day face-to-face session in Pune, India on 14th & 15th March. A few participants withdrew and some new ones joined in. We were able to travel




A IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DA CLASSIFICAÇÃO INTERNACIONAL DE FUNCIONALIDADE, INCAPACIDADE E SAÚDE (CIF) PARA O RACIOCÍNIO CLÍNICO DO ESTÁGIO CURRICULAR DA FISIOTERAPIA: RELATO DE EXPERIÊNCIA

2019-10-14 16:44:50 | Kraus de Camargo, Olaf
The use of ICF allows the classification of the state of functionality and disability of an individual at a certain point in their life.Such classification becomes fundamental in the theoretical and practical content of undergraduate health, especially in physiotherapy.

Avaliação do sono em pessoas com fibromialgia de acordo com a CIF

2019-10-14 16:37:54 | Kraus de Camargo, Olaf
Objetivo: Avaliar e comparar a qualidade do sono de pacientes com Fibromialgia e de controles saudáveis através do IQSP na perspectiva da CIF / Study objective: Evaluate and compare the sleep quality of patients with Fibromyalgia and healthy controls through the PSQI from the perspective of the ICF.

Avaliação do sono em pessoas com fibromialgia de acordo com a CIF

2019-10-13 03:13:14 | Kraus de Camargo, Olaf
Objetivo: Avaliar e comparar a qualidade do sono de pacientes com Fibromialgia e de controles saudáveis através do IQSP na perspectiva da CIF / Study objective: Evaluate and compare the sleep quality of patients with Fibromyalgia and healthy controls through the PSQI from the perspective of the ICF.




World Health Organization Family of International Classifications 2018

2018-12-17 13:09:39 | Sykes, Catherine
This paper describes the WHO Family of International Classifications. A 2018 version was endorsed at the annual meeting, to replace the 2007 version. The paper highlights ICD-11, ICF and the developing International Classification of Health Interventions (ICHI). Use of the classifications together, and clearer arrangements for related classifications





Recently published paper in Portuguese

2018-06-16 08:08:38 | Sykes, Catherine
Authors from Centro Universitário de Formiga and Universidade de Franca have published a paper reporting on the analysis of the health situation of obese women according to an ICF coreset. https://bit.ly/2JOaYEl

You are invited to participate in a study on ICF Reporting Criteria.

2018-03-19 11:17:35 | Snyman, Stefanus
We are requesting your assistance in testing the preliminary criteria developed by the FDRG. The testing consists of an online survey which you will complete after having read two papers that will be assigned to you if you agree to participate.


Presentations of the 2nd International Symposium: ICF Education

2017-09-29 08:29:56 | ,
A capacity crowd attended the 2nd International Symposium: ICF Education (See Table 1) held on 30 June 2017 in Cape Town, hosted by the Medical Research Council of South Africa, in collaboration with Stellenbosch University, the University of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government: Health.

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