Barriers to reducing health disparities in a primary care curriculum for the underserved
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Discuss the need for primary care curriculums to train students to care for underserved populations , factors associated with the quality of primary care for the underserved and current measures to determine that quality of care Compare research findings to date regarding primary care student experience with homeless individuals as a factor to the quality of primary care and the relationship of experience to student attitudes regarding homeless individuals Explain the development and adaptation of HPATHI tool (HPAETHI) to include the components of proximity and frequency of experience of homeless individuals to better define the relationship of experience with homeless individuals on student attitudes toward the homeless
Keyword(s): Homelessness, Assessments
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a record of presentations and publications on the topic of homelessness and vulnerable populations related to education, research and practice. I have implemented curricula and programming relevant to this and other areas of public health disparities through the lifespan. I am an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at Nova Southeastern University and hold South Floridaâs first awarded PhD in Public Health in 2008 from Florida International University.
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.