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4253.0 Priorities and challenges in conducting research with homeless populations, including consumer involvement
Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
The priorities and challenges in conducting research with homeless populations will be described in this session. Several examples/studies will be described in detail identifying the importance of continuing this kind of research for special populations.
Session Objectives: 1. Assess effectiveness of a new housing model on reducing costs due to Emergency visits and hospitalizations. 2. Describe the direct cost estimates for ER visits and other in-hospital days for the homeless with chronic medical illness. 3. Identify the limitations of traditional approaches to providing parenting guidance for families at risk of becoming homeless. 4.List tenets of community beased participatory research methodology that can be used to inform clinical practice. 5.Identify important components in developing and sustaining a homeless Hepatitis C clinc. 6. Describe community based participatory research methods in implementation and evaluation a homeless Hepatitis C clinc.
Kathy Proctor, MPH MHSA
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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing
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