142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Population-based care during off hours at a primary care clinic

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014

Nancy L. Rothman, EdD, RN , Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions & Social Work, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
A unique university and public health institute linkage provides population-based services during off hours at a Federally Qualified Health Center.  The goal is toward further community engagement in the primary care clinic.  Teens, women and men in the community are surveyed regarding their health issues and health interests toward planning health promotion and disease prevention programs. Access is provided for the Health Insurance Market Place, nutrition education, exercise, sexual health, prevention of specific communicable and chronic diseases, knowledge of resources within the community, assistance with further education and preparing for job opportunities.  The initial assessment, program plans, program interventions and evaluation of outcomes will be shared.

Learning Areas:

Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate the impact of population-based care offered during off hours of one nurse practitioner led primary care clinic.

Keyword(s): Prevention, Health Promotion and Education

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I oversee the development of population-based health promotion and disease prevention programs under Temple Health Connection - the service arm of the Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions and Social Work, Temple University.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
Public Health Management Corporation Community and Public Heath and Primary Care Consultant

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.