The Board-Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Florida at Physician Life Care Planning have been providing Florida Life Care Plans for over a decade.
Throughout this time, we’ve provided life care plans in Florida for ill and injured individuals in Pensacola, Destin, Panama City, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Daytona Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and other locations throughout Florida.
Life Care Planning Medical Experts Address a Wide Range of Injuries in Florida
Our team of Board Certified Physician Life Care Planners has helped hundreds of ill and injured Floridians by providing Life Care Planning evaluations that address the following chronic conditions:
- Acquired Brain Injuries
- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
- Birth Injuries
- Cerebral Palsy
- Major Burns
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Major Joint Injuries
- Multiple Traumas
- Other Orthopedic Trauma Injuries
- Chronic Pain Injuries
- Spinal Injuries
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Loss of Hearing
- Anoxic Brain Injuries
- Other Catastrophic and Non-Catastrophic Injuries
Common Causes of Injuries in Florida that Require Life Care Plans
Common causes of injuries in Florida that require a life care plan include:
- Animal Attack Injuries
- Assault-related Injuries
- Aviation Injuries
- Drug and Medical Injuries
- Industrial Injuries
- Occupational Injuries
- Oilfield Injuries
- Plant and Refinery Injuries
- Railroad Injuries
- Truck and Automobile Injuries
Qualifications of our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Florida
Our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Florida are practicing physicians Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, a medical specialty long recognized as uniquely qualified to provide a strong medical foundation for long-term medical care.
Some of our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Florida are also Board-Certified in Pain Medicine, and many have strong foundations in Environmental and Occupational Medicine.
Our Respected Life Care Planners in Florida maintain active medical licenses and are associated with a variety of national and Florida medical associations and societies, including:
- The Florida Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- The Alachua County Medical Association
- The American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- The American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners
- The American Academy of Sports Medicine
- The American Academy of Pain Medicine
- The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Academic and Leadership Appointments
Some of our Certified Physician Life Care Planners who engage in life care planning in Florida have maintained Medical Directorships, Clinical Professorships, and academic appointments at public and private institutions, including the University of Florida College of Medicine, and the University of Florida Spine Care Center.
Presentations and Lectures
Our Florida Life Care Planning Physicians are also prolific presenters and lecturers on life care planning and clinical topics related to the impairments, disabilities, symptoms, and future medical requirements of injured individuals in Florida who require life care plans.
Certifications and Best Practices
While many of our Life Care Planning Physicians in Florida maintain the International Commission on Health Care Certification’s Certified Life Care Planning Certification (CLCP™ Certification), all Physician Life Care Planners at Physician Life Care Planning conform to the Tenets, Methods and Best Practices advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
The Methodology Used by our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Florida
The Tenets, Methods, and Best Practices of the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners were first published in 2017 in A Physician’s Guide to Life Care Planning: Tenets, Methods and Best Practices for Physician Life Care Planners.
Widely Accepted Methodology
This published, regularly-employed peer-reviewed methodology is widely accepted within the discipline of life care planning and has been reliably employed and accepted in thousands of U.S. state and federal court cases.
Training in the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners has been peer-reviewed by the International Commission on Health Care Certification (ICHCC), the certifying body which governs the Certified Life Care Planning Certification (CLCP™), the oldest and most widely held certification in the field of life care planning.
ICHCC Continuing Education Units
Additionally, the ICHCC peer-reviews and accepts life care plans which employ the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners for purposes of awarding CLCP™ Certification to CLCP™ Certification Candidates.
Further, the ICHCC affords ICHCC Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to CLCP™ Certification Holders who receive methodological and clinical education from the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
Training in the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners is also reviewed and accepted by the American Medical Association (AMA) in conjunction with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio.
The AMA affords its highest level Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME Credits) to licensed physicians who receive methodological and clinical training and education from the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
What Are the Clinical Objectives of a Life Care Plan?
According to the published, peer-reviewed Tenets, Methods, and Best Practices advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners, the Clinical Objectives of our Life Care Planning process are:
- Diminish or eliminate physical and psychological pain and suffering.
- Reach and maintain the highest level of function given an individual’s unique circumstance.
- Prevent complications to which an individual’s unique physical and mental conditions predispose them.
- Afford the individual the best possible quality of life in light of their condition.
What Types of Future Medical Requirements Are Included in Florida Life Care Plans
The American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners categorizes Future Medical Recommendations according to the following structure:
- Physician Services
- Routine Diagnostics and Assessments
- Laboratory Studies
- Rehabilitation Professional Services
- Medical Devices, Equipment, and Supplies
- Nursing and Attendant Care
- Environmental Modifications and Essential Services
- Acute Medical Care Services
Biographies and Curriculum Vitae for Certified Life Care Planners in Florida
If you’re seeking a Florida Certified Physician Life Care Planner for your personal injury client, Physician Life Care Planning can help. We serve plaintiff and defense attorneys, government agencies, insurance companies, financial fiduciaries and trusts, and courts throughout Florida and the nation.