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Update on Rehabilitation Nursing in China

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With a total population of about 1.4 billion, China has the largest number of elderly persons in the world. Stroke is a leading cause of death and adult disability in China, with tramatic brain injury (TBI) spinal cord injury (SCI) also on the rise. About 85 million people in China have some type of disability, but many cannot access rehabilitative care or afford to privately pay for it. As CARF staff and surveyors have noted, post-acute services, including rehabilitation nursing, are highly underdeveloped in China. The local Chinese government in certain key cities has recognized that rehabilitation nursing must become a priority to promote quality of life for the elderly and those with disabilities in China.

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Med Rehab Connection Newsletter HTML – 2016 issue 1(1)

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By |2016-07-01T17:26:36+00:00July 1st, 2016|News Posts, Newsroom|Comments Off on Update on Rehabilitation Nursing in China

IRC to provide consultation and education in Kunming , China June 4th-19th

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We are pleased to share that the International Rehabilitation Consultants team will be visiting Kunming, China from June 4th to 19th. This is our third trip to provide consultation and education to groups of Chinese nurses on the topics of rehabilitation and gerontological nursing. Dr. Mauk , IRC President, will present a 104-hour comprehensive rehabilitation nursing course in Kunming. We are honored to be collaborating with LIH Investment Company in China, and their constituents to provide this training. In addition, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has graciously shared some of their extraordinary videos to promote a vision of excellence for rehabilitation in China. Please join us on our exciting journey to China through our posts and pictures.

Click here for press release from Oliva’s Place regarding training

By |2016-11-26T18:42:41+00:00June 1st, 2016|News Posts, Newsroom|Comments Off on IRC to provide consultation and education in Kunming , China June 4th-19th