212163 A state-wide Nurse-Family Partnership program in Pennsylvania

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 11:05 AM

Tara Dechert , Nurse-Family Partnership, National Nursing Centers Consortium, Philadelphia, PA
This presentation provides an overview of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania state-wide Nurse-Family Partnership initiative. The roles and responsibilities of the Senior Program Officer are outlined. The relationship with the Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office and the Commonwealth is described. Detail regarding NSO's implementation and expansion initiatives is provided. Lessons learned regarding this state-wide initiative are shared.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to identify at least two goals of the Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office in relation to program implementation.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Statewide Coordinator for Pennsylvania's Nurse-Family Partnership initiative, I have intimate knowledge and understanding of the current infrastructure and historical perspective on how the Nurse-Family Partnership came to the Commonwealth and how it has been implemented over the last ten years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.