Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Fellowship (IRF) Program continues to deliver trainings to the Program's fellows.
The IRF fellows are currently training online. 30 specialists (26 from Armenia and 4 from Artsakh) participate in the IRF Program, including physiotherapists, rehabilitation doctors, speech therapists, ergotherapists.
DECEMBER, 22, 2022
IRF is a unique initiative as well as the first Armenian post-graduate education program targeting post-conflict and adult rehabilitation services.
HENAR Foundation emphasizes the significant importance of the development of professional skills for rehab specialists and the need to strengthen organizational capabilities to deliver better and more effective care in the rehab domain.
The IRF fellows are currently training online. 30 specialists (26 from Armenia and 4 from Artsakh) participate in the IRF Program, including physiotherapists, rehabilitation doctors, speech therapists, ergotherapists. Participants have already explored topics such as ethical practices in research, developing learning objectives for adult teaching, health policy development, wound care, and burn injury management.
Sidy Dieye, Head of Programs and Development for World Physiotherapy, and Dr. Scott Ward, Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at the University of Utah, served as instructors in the most recent online module.
In December, fellows will engage with material related to orthopedics, amputations, and prosthetics & orthotics.
The IRF is co-founded by Armineh Babikian and Nicholas Tavoukjian and implemented by the Armenian American Sports Medicine Coalition and Therapists for Armenia, National Institute of Health, Armenia, Polaris EduCorp and HENAR Foundation.