JULIE A. KITCHEN, CDMS, CCM, CLCP

10 Windsormere Way, Suite 400
Oviedo, FL 32703
(407) 977-3223

EDUCATION:


Bachelor of Science Degree-Sociology/Criminology, Florida State University, December, 1973.

Post-Graduate Course of Study in Life Care Planning and Advanced Catastrophic Case Management. Completed 160-hour course sponsored by Intelicus (formerly the Rehabilitation Training Institute) and the University of Florida, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, May 1995.

EXPERIENCE:


Paul M. Deutsch & Associates, P.A., Orlando, Florida
Disability Management Specialist: May 1979 to Present

    • Thirty years of research and experience in Life Care Plan development. Involved in research for texts such as Damages in Tort Actions, A Guide to Rehabilitation and Innovations in Head Injury Rehabilitation. Extensive experience in lecturing and training Case Managers, Rehabilitation Nurses and Rehabilitation Professionals in Life Care Planning and catastrophic injuries..
    • Research and preparation of Life Care Plans detailing anticipated costs of care services for catastrophically injured individuals, including spinal cord injury, closed head injury, multiple amputations, brain damage, burns, severe orthopedic injuries, primary pulmonary hypertension, transplantation, and AIDS. Researching Medical Practice Guidelines for each disability in relation to Life Care Planning.
    • Analyze and critique Life Care Plans written by other professionals.
    • Assessment of vocational handicaps and their impact on vocational development and wage earning capacity related to an individual's pre and post accident earnings.
    • Research and develop statistics on current labor trends and salaries throughout the United States and Europe.
    • Developed appropriate placement for injured workers, including follow-up counseling to ensure successful continuance in employment. Conducted job analyses to ensure appropriateness to physical abilities.
    • Provided training in job seeking skills in a group context to industrially injured workers.

    Awards:

    • Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual International Symposium of Life Care Planners conference, September 2008, Scottsdale, AZ.

    Special Projects:

    • Senior Editor – Deutsch’s Guide to Life Care Planning and Disability Management, 2008 to present.
    • Member, Board of Directors; Fairview Shores (Long Term Care Facility for Head Injured), Orlando, Florida, 1989-1994.
    • Past President/Director of Rehabilitation Resource Exchange, Orlando, Florida. A data base of resource information for Life Care Planning. Research various topics related to Life Care Planning for rehabilitation professionals throughout the United States.

    TEACHING:


    • Faculty Member - Kaplan University:  On-line distance learning program on Life        Care Planning:  2004 to Present.       
    • Faculty Member – University of Florida (Formerly MediPro/Intelicus/RTI). A distance learning post-graduate training program in medical case management and life care planning affiliated with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida, 1993 to present.
    • Instructor-Clinical Rehabilitation - LSU Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Guest Instructor on Life Care Planning topics. September 1996. Virginia Commonwealth University – Guest Instructor on Life Care Planning, August, 1999.

    PUBLICATIONS-CHAPTERS AND ARTICLES:


    • Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Life Care Planning Resources," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1988. (Now Ahab Press. Yearly updates through 2004).
    • Deutsch, Paul, M.; Kitchen, Julie, A.: A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1988. (Now Ahab Press). Yearly updates of specific chapters through 2004.
    • Kitchen, Julie A.; "Resources on Life Care Planning"; "HIV/AIDS";: Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Ed.: Roger Weed, CRC Press, 1999; (2004 Update/Reprint).
    • Reid, Chris, Ph.D.; Deutsch, Paul M., Kitchen, Julie A.: "Case Management with People Who Have AIDS or HIV Infection, Health Care and Disability Case Management, Vocational Consultants’ Press, 1998, (2004 Update/Reprint).
    • Thomas, R., Ph.D., Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Life Care Planning: A Comparison of Private Hire and Agency Costs", NARPPS Journal, Volume 12, Number 2, pp.47-52, Spring, 1997.
    • Contributor: "Inside Life Care Planning" - Newsletter. Article on Resources, October, 1995; Article on Private Hire: The Real Costs, February 1996, St. Lucie Press, Orlando, FL.
    • Deutsch, Paul, M.; Kitchen, Julie A.; Life Care Planning - Hearing Impaired. Seminar in Hearing, Vol. 15, No. 3, August 1994. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, New York.
    • Editor/Contributor; "Life Care Facts" - A newsletter for Life Care Planners, Rehabilitation Resource Exchange, 1989-1992.
    • Kitchen, Julie A.: "Fertility Aspects of Spinal Cord Injured Males," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1992.
    • Kitchen, Julie, A.; Deutsch, Paul M.; Cody, L. Stuart: "Life Care Planning for the Brain Damaged Infant: A Step-by-Step Guide." Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1989
    • Kitchen, Julie, A.; Cody, L. Stuart; Morgan, Nancy: "Life Care Planning for the Ventilator Dependent Patient: A Step-by-Step Guide." Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1989
    • Deutsch, Paul M.; Weed, Roger, O.; Kitchen, Julie, A.; Sluis, Anne; "Life Care Planning For The Spinal Cord Injured: A Step-by-Step Guide." Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1989.
    • Deutsch, Paul M.; Weed, Roger, O.; Kitchen, Julie, A.; Sluis, Anne; "Life Care Planning For The Head Injured: A Step-by-Step Guide." Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1989.
    • Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. IX, Matthew Bender, 1989.
    • Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Collateral Source," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. IX, Matthew Bender, 1989.
    • Deutsch, Paul, M.; Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Life Care Planning and the Discharge Process," Viewpoints: An Update on Issues in Head Injury Rehabilitation. Tangram, Fall 1989, Vol XIII.
    • Deutsch, Paul, M.; Kitchen, Julie, A; Morgan, Nancy, G: "Life Care Planning in Catastrophic Case Management." Head Injury Reporter-A Newsletter for Attorneys Specializing in Personal Injury Cases, New Medico, Vol. I, Issue I, 1988
    • Deutsch, Paul M.; Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Ventilator Dependency," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. IX, Matthew Bender, 1988.
    • Deutsch, Paul, M.; Sawyer, Horace, W.; Jenkins, William, M.; Kitchen, Julie, A.: "Life Care Planning in Catastrophic Case Management," Journal of Private Sector Rehabilitation, Fall, 1986, Vol I, No. 1.

    SPECIAL TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION: 1990-present


    • University of Florida/International Academy of Life Care Planners Annual          Symposiums 2004-2008.
    • University of Florida, MediPro Seminars (Formerly Intelicus); Third Annual Summit on Life Care Planning/Case Management, Atlanta, 2004.
    • Annual Life Care Planning Conference, MediPro Seminars (Formerly Intelicus), 2003, New Orleans.
    • University of Florida, Intelicus, Second Annual Summit on Life Care Planning/Case Management. Chicago, IL , May 2002.
    • The 44th Annual Conference of the American Paraplegia Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1998.
    • Annual Life Care Planning Conference, Intelicus/University of Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1996, November 1998; New Orleans, November 1999, Orlando, 2001, 2002.
    • Medical Case Management Conference, VII, New Orleans, LA, October 1995.
    • Medical Case Management Conference VI, San Diego, California, October 1994.
    • Case Management in the 90s, Arbor Health Care Company, Orlando, Florida, March 1994.
    • Medical Case Management Conference V, an educational program of the Individual Case Management Association, Orlando, Florida, September 15-18, 1993.
    • Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, "Life In the Fast Lane." Orlando, Florida, May 20, 1993.
    • Case Management Training Program in Traumatic Brain Injury, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, November 8-9, 1992.
    • State of Florida, Division of Worker's Compensation: Rehabilitation Provider Workshop, Orlando, Florida, June 1992.
    • Applying Medical Case Management: AIDS Continuing Education. Thorn Publishing, June 1992.
    • Rehabilitation and Community Re-Entry; Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital, Melbourne, Florida, June 1991.
    • Biofeedback Training, - Dr. Bernard Brucker, Florida Hospital Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, October 1991.
    • Driving Evaluations for the Disabled, Florida Association of Rehabilitation Professional, Orlando, Florida, August 1990.
    • Head Injury Symposium; Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital, Melbourne, Florida, June 1990.


    PROGRAM APPEARANCES:


    • Presenter/Trainer: University of Florida Seminars – “Pulling it all Together”, Module      6; 2006 to present.
    • Presenter/Trainer: University of Florida/MediPro Seminars – Four of Eight Training Modules taught: Module 1: Introduction to Life Care Planning/Catastrophic Case Management; Module 2: Life Care Planning for Spinal Cord Injury; Module 5: Pulling It All Together; and Module 8, Life Care Plan Reviews: 1995-2006.
    • Presenter/Trainer: Case Management Association in the United Kingdom - Training in Life Care Planning and Case Management, April 1994.
    • Presenter: Life Care Planning/Catastrophic Case Management, Norrell Health Care, Detroit, Michigan, April 1993.
    • Presenter: Life Care Planning, Sacred Heart Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 1992.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning and Case Management: Into the Next Century, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1992.
    • Presenter: Life Care Planning, Norrell Health Care, Orlando, Florida, April 1992.
    • Presenter: Norrell Health Care, Case Management - Life Care Planning, Kansas City, March 1992.
    • Speaker: Advanced Life Care Planning-Spinal Cord Injury, Orlando, Florida November 1989.
    • Speaker: Rehabilitation Malpractice - A Guide to Prevention, the 44th Annual Florida Worker's Compensation Educational Conference, Orlando, Florida, September 1989.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning, Comprehensive Workshop. Orlando, Florida, (September 1989), Orlando, Florida, (May 1989).
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning-Closed Head Injury, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1988.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning-Burns, Amputations & Severe Orthopedic Injuries, Orlando, Florida, November 1988.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management-Comprehensive Workshop, Hilton Head, South Carolina (September 1988); San Diego, California (October 1988).
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning-Spinal Cord Injury, Orlando, Florida, July, 1988.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning. Florida Shorthand Reporters Association, Spring Seminar, Orlando, Florida, April 1988.
    • Speaker: Life Care Planning-The Basics; Computing Wage Loss; and Catastrophic Case Examples. Parts of a two and one-half day seminar provided by the Rehabilitation Training Institute on Life Care Planning for Catastrophic Injuries: Boston (August 1987); Atlanta (September 1987); St. Louis (October 1987); and Orlando (November 1987).


    CERTIFICATIONS:


    • Certified Disability Management Specialist (Formerly CIRS #00751).
    • Certified Case Manager (CCM #00344).
    • Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP #0055)

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