International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Jette AM. (2006). Toward a Common Language for Function, Disability,
and Health. Physical Therapy, 86(5), 726-734.
"The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed
internationally accepted classifications with the intent of providing a
framework to classify and code information about health and to equip
the international community with a standardized language that would
facilitate communication about health across the globe and across
Jette AM. (2005). The Changing
Language of Disablement. Physical Therapy, 85(2), 118-119.
"In June 2008, APTA joined the World Health
Organization (WHO), the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, ...
in endorsing the International Classification of Functioning,
Disability and Heath (ICF). With this endorsement, ICF language will be
incorporated into all relevant association publications, documents, and
communications through existing planned review and revision cycles."
APTA (2009). ICF: The
International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
Resources. Retrieved 8-14-2009.
of the ICF
(abbreviated) PowerPoint from
the WHO (just 5 slides).
Health Organization. (2009). International Classification of
Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Retrieved 10-18-2009.
* Kettenbach is
the most helpful resource for a full explanation (along with using the ICF
The Future: Documentation Using
the ICF System
Kettenbach, G. (2009).
Writing Patient/Client Notes. (4th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis
is an ICF "Core Set"?
ICF Template for
MU PT Case Managment assignment
School of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
Updated: Aug. 9, 2014