Health Education

Evidence-based training of health professionals to inform families about disability

Harnett A, Bettendorf E, Tierney E, Guerin S, O’Rourke M, Hourihane JO. Arch Dis Child. 2013 Jun;98(6):413-8. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-303037. Epub 2013 Apr 20. Department of Research, National Federation of Voluntary Bodies Providing Services to People with Intellectual Disability, Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland; Alison.harnett@fedvol.ie. OBJECTIVE:   The development, delivery and evaluation of a training programme […]

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A curriculum focused on informed empathy improves attitudes toward persons with disabilities

Miller SR. Perspect Med Educ. 2013 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print] Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Medical School, 325 E. Eisenhower Parkway, 2nd Floor, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108, USA, sonyamil@med.umich.edu. Empathy is an important component of the provider-patient relationship. In the United States one in five persons has a disability. Persons with […]

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Disability assessment: the efficacy of multimedia interactive nurse education

Chiang HC, Lin FY, Hwu YJ. J Nurs Res. 2013 Jun;21(2):83-93. doi: 10.1097/jnr.0b013e3182921f5a. 1MSN, RN, Director, Department of Nursing, Fong-Yuan Hospital, Department of Health, Executive Yuan 2PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Information Management, Overseas Chinese University 3PhD, RN, Professor, College of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology. BACKGROUND:  Nearly 3% of the population […]

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Eliciting patient and caregiver perspectives to improve the public reporting of rehabilitation quality measures

Papadimitriou C, Magasi S, Demark H, Taylor C, Wolf MS, Heinemann AW, Deutsch A. Rehabil Nurs. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):24-31. doi: 10.1002/rnj.63. School of Nursing & Health Studies, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA. cpapadimitriou@niu.edu PURPOSE:  To evaluate patients’ and caregivers’ abilities to comprehend information on rehabilitation quality measures, and select high-quality rehabilitation facility. DESIGN:  We used […]

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Barriers and facilitators to treatment participation by adolescents in a community mental health clinic

Oruche UM, Downs S, Holloway E, Draucker C, Aalsma M. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2013 May 17. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12076. [Epub ahead of print] Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing. A large number of children drop out or stop attending their mental health counseling appointments before they actually complete all the […]

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Encouraging lifestyle behaviour change in mild cognitive impairment patients: development of appropriate educational material

Neville CE, McCourt HJ, McKinley MC, Lowis C, Barrett SL, McGuinness B, Todd S, Lawlor B, Gibb M, Coen RF, Passmore AP, Woodside JV. Aging Ment Health. 2013;17(3):276-86. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2013.768210. Epub 2013 Feb 12. Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Clinical Science B, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, United […]

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Health Disparities Research: Accessible Health Care

Commentary: Defining Disability in Health Care Education. Long-Bellil LM, OʼConnor DM, Robey KL, Hahn JE, Minihan PM, Graham CL, Smeltzer SC; on behalf of the Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education. The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education is a collaborative network of health care educators promoting the inclusion of disability-related content in […]

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Health Education Resources: Health Literacy

“Health Learning and People With Disabilities” by Shelley Hourston on the access to learning Canada website Canadian Council on Learning – Health Learning and People With Disabilities   Format             Online article   Originally published in the Forum department of Abilities, Issue 71 (Fall 2006), pp. 44-45, this article is the first in a series commissioned […]

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Health Education Resources: Health Care Professionals

Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions (CDIHP)   Western University of Health Sciences               Format             Center                          The mission of CDIHP is to enhance health professions education, and to improve access for people with disabilities to health, health education and health care services.  The Center focuses on: improving the capabilities of health […]

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Health Education: Consumers

Assessing Health Information for Individuals With Disabilities   Research Triangle Institute (RTI)              Format             Evaluation In 2006, RTI worked with CDC’s Disability and Health Program to conduct an evaluation in New Mexico, New York, and North Carolina of state-level strategies and publications for meeting the health information needs of people with disabilities. The evaluation […]

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