The rehabilitation nurse then and now: From technical support to human potential catalyst by Caring- Disability Creation Process Model in an interprofessional team

Daphney St-Germain


This article traces the historical development of the role of the rehabilitation nurse. This development highlights the importance of the caring approach in the humanization of nursing cares. The Caring-DCP model (Disability Creation Process) presents effectively a relational approach that combines care and rehabilitation which could be efficient in this kind of setting. The alliance of these two concepts provides to nurses a unique way to work in the bosom of the interprofessional team that focusing on the patient social participation.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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