4255.0 Health Care for Underserved Populations

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session focuses on policies affecting the health of presons who are addicted, imprisoned, or homeless. Relevance for health policy, and implications for PHN practice, education, and research will be discussed.
Session Objectives: 1.Examine the role of policy in health care, access to services, and health care outcomes in underserved populations. 2.Analyze community-based participatory approaches that facilitate research with underserved populations. 3.Describe at least five specific knowledge and skills areas that public health and primary care nurses should have to ensure delivery of quality care to vulnerable populations
Geraldine Gorman, RN, PhD

2:30 PM
"Never-served" populations: Addiction, risk, and health in drug court clients in Memphis TN
Patricia M. Speck, DNSc APRN FAAN, Pamela D. Connor, PhD, Hairong Cheng, MS, Ernestine B. Small, EdD RN, Margaret T. Hartig, PhD APRN-BC and Carol Warren Blakemore, LCSW APRN-BC MBA
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Co-payment policy: Impact on the health of women prisoners
Anastasia Fisher, RN, DNSc and Diane Hatton, RN, APRN,BC, DNS

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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