An academic-public health case study of Medicaid ER use: Interventions and policy strategies
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Discuss 2-3 social, clinical, and policy driving forces public health nurses must address to tackle frequent Emergency Department (ED) use by Medicaid Clients. Identify possible academic and public health based data sets, methods, and measures to intervene with indigent and Medicaid clients, who use the ED. Describe 3-4 evidenced based/translational research measures public health nurses can apply for clinical interventions and public policy strategies with Medicaid frequent Emergency Department(ED) Users. Compare local, state, and global evidenced based public health political strategies nurses can apply in academia, for workforce development and in clinical practice.
Keyword(s): Emergency Department/Room, Medicaid
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a public health nursing faculty for over two decades and have been the PI for multiple federal (i.e. NIH, HRSA etc.) and private funded public health studies. I serve as the PI for the study to be presented on ER Medicaid Use in DE. I also serve as an elected DE State Senator and Chair of the DE Senate's Health Committee and have an interest in public health issues.
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.