An evaluation of time spent meeting the needs of school-aged patients with a chronic illness by a hospital-school liaison program
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the work activity of hospital-school liaisons from a time-oriented perspective by task and diagnosis category for the purpose of program reproducibility and quality improvement efforts. Discuss how understanding time spent by hospital-school liaisons may assist programs seeking to establish or increase staff dedicated to the coordination of care between school and health care systems for youth with a chronic illness.
Keyword(s): Chronic Disease Management and Care, Children and Adolescents
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati, and my research emphases includes health promotion in youth with chronic illnesses. Before starting as a professor, I completed a research assistantship at Cincinnati Childrenâs Hospital Medical Center in the School Intervention Program studying youth with chronic illnesses. Additionally, I have published over 20 peer-reviewed articles focusing on child health and have presented extensively at national conferences.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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