Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154924
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Presentation
Title:
Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model
Abstract:
Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 22-24, 2004
Author:Crowley, Angela A., PhD, APRN, BC, PNP
P.I. Institution Name:Yale University
Title:Dr.
More than 13 million young children attend child care, and participation poses both risks and benefits. To address these issues, the US DHHS, Maternal Child Health Bureau has supported multiple initiatives including the development of state infrastructures of child care health consultants. The effect of health consultation on child and family health is contingent on the ability of the consultant to form a collaborative relationship with child care providers. This study examined the nature of health consultation between child care center directors and nursing consultants. Utilizing symbolic interactionism, and specifically role theory, as a theoretical framework, factors which promote or inhibit a collaborative relationship were explored. The influence of these factors on the health consultant role was also investigated. The study consisted of two parts. In Part One, 133 child care center directors and 118 nurse consultants of which 100 directors and nurse consultants were paired, completed self-administered questionnaires about their health consultation experiences. In Part Two, ten pairs of directors and nurse consultants, five with collaborative working relationships and five with conflicted working relationships were interviewed to further explore their experiences. Descriptive analyses in Part One of the study revealed high concordance across the groups in terms of their perceptions of the value of the role and the importance and range of health issues. In Part Two of the study, a grounded theory approach to data collection and analysis was employed. Based on the findings, a conceptual model, Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model was created. Consistent with the tenets of symbolic interactionism and role theory, the process of developing a collaborative health consultation relationship was dependent on reaching mutually agreeable identities during the process of role taking and role making. The collaborative pairs, unlike the conflicted pairs, developed an expanded health consultant role that exceeded regulatory requirements.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
22-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCollaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Modelen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154924-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model</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">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 22-24, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Crowley, Angela A., PhD, APRN, BC, PNP</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Yale University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Dr.</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">angela.crowley@yale.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">More than 13 million young children attend child care, and participation poses both risks and benefits. To address these issues, the US DHHS, Maternal Child Health Bureau has supported multiple initiatives including the development of state infrastructures of child care health consultants. The effect of health consultation on child and family health is contingent on the ability of the consultant to form a collaborative relationship with child care providers. This study examined the nature of health consultation between child care center directors and nursing consultants. Utilizing symbolic interactionism, and specifically role theory, as a theoretical framework, factors which promote or inhibit a collaborative relationship were explored. The influence of these factors on the health consultant role was also investigated. The study consisted of two parts. In Part One, 133 child care center directors and 118 nurse consultants of which 100 directors and nurse consultants were paired, completed self-administered questionnaires about their health consultation experiences. In Part Two, ten pairs of directors and nurse consultants, five with collaborative working relationships and five with conflicted working relationships were interviewed to further explore their experiences. Descriptive analyses in Part One of the study revealed high concordance across the groups in terms of their perceptions of the value of the role and the importance and range of health issues. In Part Two of the study, a grounded theory approach to data collection and analysis was employed. Based on the findings, a conceptual model, Collaborative Health Consultation: A Developmental-Symbolic Interactionist Model was created. Consistent with the tenets of symbolic interactionism and role theory, the process of developing a collaborative health consultation relationship was dependent on reaching mutually agreeable identities during the process of role taking and role making. The collaborative pairs, unlike the conflicted pairs, developed an expanded health consultant role that exceeded regulatory requirements.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:23:20Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-22en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:23:20Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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