Children with Special Health Care Needs Oral Session
Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session describes experiences, effects, and strategies to improve access to health care services for children with special health care needs, care coordination and continuum of choice; innovative models in pediatric palliative care; and therapies for preschool-aged children with autistic spectrum disorder. Additionally, policies, processes, and obstacles for transition from pediatric to adult care for individuals with special health care needs also are discussed.
Session Objectives: Define strategies to improve health care service delivery for CSHCN that consider access along a continuum of choice
Assess the cost, satisfaction, and policy implications of California's pediatric palliative care waiver program
Describe patterns of treatment among pre-school aged children with autism spectrum disorder
Discuss the challenges of transitioning patients from pediatric to adult healthcare settings
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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Disability
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)