Disability is Diversity: The Lens of a Child Life Specialist with a Nonvisible Disability - (2024)

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/10/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Through the implementation of a pre-assessment program for patients in Radiation Oncology, the presenters have created a comprehensive assessment process that has become an integral piece of the puzzle when scheduling a patient for radiation treatment. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss the evolution and implementation of this program and how it benefits both the patient and family, as well as the medical team.

Suggested Domain: Assessment
1.0 PDU

Learning Objective(s):

- Understand the benefits of conducting a pre-assessment before patients come to the hospital for procedures potentially requiring anesthesia

- Gain insight into how this hospital unit established guidelines for conducting a pre-assessment and the current process within the multidisciplinary team 

- Describe various methods child life specialists can use to conduct pre-assessments 

- Discuss potential beneficial outcomes of a structured pre-assessment program

Please note: All webinar contents and its certificate will expire on 7/10/2027 regardless of when it is purchased, accessed, or completed. At that point, contents will no longer be available in any form, including as an archive or as a PDU certificate. It is the responsibility of the learner to complete the contents and download and save the certificate for their records prior to 7/10/2027.

Jacey Sharp, CCLS

Certified Child Life Specialist

Stollery Children's Hospital


Disability is Diversity: The Lens of a Child Life Specialist with a Nonvisible Disability
07/10/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  90 minutes
07/10/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  90 minutes This session will share from the lens of a Child Life Specialist (CLS), the writer, with a disability that impacts their profession. The session will focus on cognitive disabilities and highlight diversity in professional advocacy, adaptations to interventions, and professional team support for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The sharing of a personal story assists others to take the posture to expand knowledge, self-reflect, and grow with appreciation and a new approach to support team members, patients, and families with disabilities.
6 Questions
2 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  4/2 points to pass
2 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  4/2 points to pass
1.50 PDU credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 PDU credits  |  Certificate available