4290.0 Street medicine: Novel approaches to treating individuals who are homeless and hard-to-reach

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Objectives: (1) Describe the rationale, historical development and scope of street medicine practice in the United States. (2) Describe the essential characteristics and structural components of a street medicine primary care delivery model. (3) Explain core components of a multi-professional medical and behavioral health team designed to overcome obstacles to care for chronic rough sleepers through direct care on the streets integrated within the mainstream health services of Boston, MA.

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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