Establishing long-term medical follow-up in an underserved, high-risk population identified at a local health fair
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Identify adults at a local health fair at moderate to high risk of cardiovascular disease. Formulate an effective referral system to primary care physicians for an indigent population attending a yearly health fair. Evaluate compliance with medications prescribed by primary care physicians and other recommendations provided at the health fair. Describe how community-based research could be incorporated into community health fairs to better understand community needs and improve health outcomes.
Keyword(s): Screening, Chronic (CVD)
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a research study coordinator at the UT Southwestern Family Medicine Residency program, have a Master of Public Health degree and have mentored several residents and medical students on research projects.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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