CDO 402 Intro to Philosophy of Dx

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  1. Assessment is
    • The framework for all clinical activities
    • But a diagnosis doesn’t mean you know everything about the client’s communication
  2. You can develop lifelong learning
    traits by
    • •showing curiosity about human nature & how the world
    • works.
    • •seeking and valuing diversity.
    • •persisting in seeking out new
    • solutions.
    • •using your unique talents and
    • intelligence to promote positive change.
    • •learning and applying technology
    • tools to solve problems.
  3. Assessment includes
    • Collection of valid & reliable information
    • Integration of the information
    • Interpretation of the make a judgment about something.
  4. Why Assess?
    • Screen
    • Establish Baseline
    • Identify Goals
    • Change Treatment (Tx)
    • Make professional diagnoses (Dx)
    • Identify the need for referral to other professionals
    • Identify need for tx to include the focus, frequency and length
    • Make decisions about the structure of tx.
  5. Team Work
    for most of one’s professional life, one works with others
  6. Peer Review
    • Reality of professional life
    • Publication
    • Promotion in the job market
    • Part of the ‘Culture of accountability’
    • We are accountable to our customers, clients, patients etc. but we also are accountable to our peers
    • When peer review is public and transparent, it forces a higher quality of work from all of us
  7. As a student peer reviewer of your classmates you will be
    • contributing to the growth of others
    • developing skills of collaboration and professionalism

    • Treat your classmate with respect and care
    • Use constructive criticism
    • Give enough information in your review so they know what you are getting at
  8. Assessments Differ because...
    • Nature of client
    • Type of disorder
    • Involvement of caregivers
  9. Not just the what
    • Knowing why you do what you do
    • Must know both why & how to do evaluation & intervention
    • Tricky because you may do the same action but for different reasons
    • Difference between using a cookbook approach and being a reflective, thinking clinician
  10. Meta-Clinical Thinking
    Meta: talk about doing clinical work
  11. hierarchy of thinking skills
    Bloom's taxonomy
    • Low: knowledge
    • comprehension
    • application
    • analysis
    • synthesis
    • high: evaluation
  12. hierarchy of thinking skills
    Bloom's revised taxonomy
    • low: remembering
    • understanding
    • applying
    • analysing
    • evaluating
    • high: creating
  13. Factors Affecting Prof Dev
    • Personal Values
    • Personal Framework
    • Personal Experiences

    • Research
    • Theories
    • Models
    • Facts

    Clinical Experiences
  14. Applied Hypothesis Testing
    • What do I suspect?
    • Hypothesis
    • What might be contributing to what I suspect?
    • Associated conditions; expands hypothesis
    • How can I test that?
    • Tools
    • Test hypothesis
    • What information did that give me?
    • Results; integrate & interpret information
    • Modify hypothesis & test again
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CDO 402 Intro to Philosophy of Dx
2013-02-19 19:37:04
Intro philosophy dx

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