Role of public health nursing in decreasing unwarranted variations in care to Medicaid beneficiaries
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related nursing
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Analyze the framework of “unwarranted variation” applied to Medicare populations within a population of Medicaid beneficiaries. Evaluate the contributions of the midwifery-led, birth center model of care as an innovative public health nursing intervention capable of resisting national trends of overuse and unwarranted variation in care. Evaluate the perinatal quality measures of a sample of Medicaid beneficiaries receiving care within nurse-led models of care. Demonstrate the contribution of advanced practice nursing in public health data registries.
Keywords: Public Health Nursing, Outcomes, Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a public health nurse midwife. I began in the National Health Service Corp and have continued throughout my career to serve underserved populations. I am in the dissertation phase of my PhD in Nursing Research at Texas Woman's University. This abstract is my pilot study for my dissertation I have been involved in the development and maintenance of the perinatal data registry.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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