Lessons Learned Meeting the Health Needs of Vulnerable Populations

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/147751
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Lessons Learned Meeting the Health Needs of Vulnerable Populations
Abstract:
Lessons Learned Meeting the Health Needs of Vulnerable Populations
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Riebe, Christine M., MSN, ARNP
P.I. Institution Name:Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing
Title:nurse practitioner, faculty
[Scientific session research presentation] Washington State University/ Intercollegiate College of Nursing provides mental and primary care services to any resident of Spokane County and especially low-income, homeless, uninsured or underinsured children and families.  This innovative Academic Health Service, in the main and satellite clinics has provided health care to over 27,500 patients since it's opening in l998.  The clinic is staffed 5 days a week by 2 faculty family nurse practitioners and a psych-mental health nurse practitioner 4 days a week.  Baccalaureate community health and master's nursing students provide evidence based care to patients and families in the clinic and on home visit follow-ups, under the direct supervision of skilled faculty preceptors in this site.  Each year approximately 25 students are provided opportunity to serve vulnerable patients in a variety of settings including the satellite clinics in a mobile care unit, college student health and alternative high school settings. The Academic Health Services have collaborated with other local universities health science students and community colleges to provide interdisciplinary opportunities. Student in record management, medical assisting, pre-nursing, pre-med and health care management, as well as nursing students have shared this learning environment. Research projects on "Older adults active lifestyles", "Cardiovascular findings on sports physicals" "Childhood obesity reduction" and "Tobacco usage in young adults" are research projects that have been conducted in the clinics. Strengths and opportunities for leadership, collaboration, research and education will be presented. Threats and weaknesses of the programs will be addressed. Successful solutions and new innovations will be introduced.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleLessons Learned Meeting the Health Needs of Vulnerable Populationsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/147751-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Lessons Learned Meeting the Health Needs of Vulnerable Populations</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Riebe, Christine M., MSN, ARNP</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">nurse practitioner, faculty</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">criebe@wsu.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Scientific session research presentation] Washington State University/ Intercollegiate College of Nursing provides mental and primary care services to any resident of Spokane County and especially low-income, homeless, uninsured or underinsured children and families.&nbsp; This innovative Academic Health Service, in the main and satellite clinics has provided health care to over 27,500 patients since it's opening in l998.&nbsp; The clinic is staffed 5 days a week by 2 faculty family nurse practitioners and a psych-mental health nurse practitioner 4 days a week.&nbsp; Baccalaureate community health and master's nursing students provide evidence based care to patients and families in the clinic and on home visit follow-ups, under the direct supervision of skilled faculty preceptors in this site.&nbsp; Each year approximately 25 students are provided opportunity to serve vulnerable patients in a variety of settings including the satellite clinics in a mobile care unit, college student health and alternative high school settings. The Academic Health Services have collaborated with other local universities health science students and community colleges to provide interdisciplinary opportunities. Student in record management, medical assisting, pre-nursing, pre-med and health care management, as well as nursing students have shared this learning environment.&nbsp;Research projects on &quot;Older adults active lifestyles&quot;, &quot;Cardiovascular findings on sports physicals&quot; &quot;Childhood obesity reduction&quot; and &quot;Tobacco usage in young adults&quot; are research projects that have been conducted in the clinics.&nbsp;Strengths and opportunities for leadership, collaboration, research and education will be presented.&nbsp;Threats and weaknesses of the programs will be addressed.&nbsp;Successful solutions and new innovations will be introduced.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:35:55Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:35:55Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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