A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

Modules

Overview for the whole team

This module is intended as an introduction to the basic principles of SCI management appropriate for all members of the multidisciplinary team. It covers topics such as prehospital care, acute medical care, management of vertebral lesion, management of bladder/bowel, management of complications, psychological support, comprehensive rehabilitation and the role of different health professionals.

Doctors

This module is intended for doctors with a good understanding of medicine but little prior experience in SCI. It covers topics such as management of unstable vertebral fractures, autonomic dysreflexia, spasticity and respiratory failure. This module builds on key concepts covered in the "Overview for the Whole Team" module.

Nurses

This module is intended for student and graduate nurses who have some practical nursing experience but are new to SCI. It highlights the unique role of the nurse in the rehabilitation process and the key features of nursing people with SCI. The topics covered include introduction to the concepts and role of nurses, spinal precautions and managing skin integrity.

Occupational therapists & Assistive technologies

This module covers 5 topics including assessment, setting goals, formulating treatment plans and administering interventions. The submodules include videos, case studies and interactive activities. The module focus on occupational therapy skills which are specific to SCI. It encourages users to problem solve and use local materials and resources for aids to assist independence.

Physiotherapy

This module covers 14 topics including assessment, setting goals, formulating treatment plans and administering interventions. The submodules include videos, case studies, interactive activities and interviews with physiotherapists from around the world. The module focuses on developing problem-solving skills. Learners are required to devise treatments for patients with different clinical problems.

Prevention

This module explores the causes of SCI throughout the world. It looks at the influence of transport, work and sport on the incidence of SCI in different countries. It also outlines appropriate strategies for preventing SCI. This module will be of interest to anyone working in the field of SCI but is primarily intended for policy makers and government officials.

Psychologists, social workers and peer counsellors

This module is intended for psychologists, social workers and peer counselors new to the area of SCI. However, all team members would benefit from a better understanding of the psychological and social implications of SCI. This module covers a diverse range of topics such as adjustment to disability, depression, anxiety, sexuality, finances, family and community support. It includes a variety of case studies from countries around the world.

Consumer

This module has been developed for and in close collaboration with the SCI consumers. Education about the injury is an important component of a comprehensive rehabilitation for person with SCI.

Welcome to all users of the e-learning website on the management and rehabilitation of individuals with spinal cord injury.
Dr. HS Chhabra

Message from President ISCOS

Dr. HS Chhabra

About elearnSCI.org

About elearnSCI.org

A global educational initiative of ISCoS

Recognising the need to disseminate information about comprehensive management of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) took the initiative to develop elearnSCI.org, a web-based teaching and educational resource. elearnSCI.org specifically addresses the current lack of professional development opportunities for medical and paramedical professionals involved in SCI Management due to the limited access of up-to-date SCI training and learning materials/ resources.

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How to use this Website?

This website is for medical and paramedical professionals working in the field of spinal cord injuries. It contains learning modules for the whole team as well as for doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, assistive technologists, social workers, psychologists and peer counsellors. The modules are intended for medical and paramedical students and junior clinicians. Others who have yet not assimilated sufficient knowledge on comprehensive management.

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