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Why Form a Health Professions Training Program at Your Federally Qualified Health Center?

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Health Professions Students in FQHCs - Why Form a Health Professions Training Program at Your Federally Qualified Health Center?

This webinar will make a case for the benefits of having health professions students in your health center on both the financial and workforce infrastructure of a FQHC. Participants will be guided through the successes and challenges of hosting health professions students by highlighting model programs.

This webinar was present March 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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Why Form a Health Professions Training Program at Your Federally Qualified Health Center?

  1. 1. Health Professions Students in FQHCs Why Start or Expand Student Experience Programs At Your Health Center? March 8, 2016
  2. 2. Community Health Center, Inc. Foundational Pillars 1. Clinical Excellence- fully Integrated teams, fully integrated EMR, PCMH Level 3 2. Research & Development- CHC’s Weitzman Institute is the home of formal research, quality improvement, and R&D 3. Training the Next Generation: Postgraduate training programs for nurse practitioners and postdoctoral clinical psychologists as well as training for all health professions students CHC Profile: •Founding Year - 1972 •200+ delivery sites •130k patients
  3. 3. The Community Health Center, Inc. and its Weitzman Institute will provide education, information, and training to interested health centers in: Transforming Teams • National Webinars on advancing team based care • Invited participation in Learning Collaboratives to advance team based care at your health center Training the Next Generation • Two National Webinar series on developing Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Psychology residency programs and successfully hosting health professions students within health centers • Invited participation in Learning Collaboratives to implement these programs at your health center Email your contact information to nca@chc1.com and visit www.chc1.com/NCA.
  4. 4. Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will describe two ways in which FQHCs will experience a benefit from providing education and training to students of the health professions. 2. Participants will identify two benefits to the workforce infrastructure of a FQHCs who forms a health professions training program.
  5. 5. Get the Most Out of Your Zoom Experience • Send your questions using Q&A function in Zoom • Look for our polling questions • Live tweet us at @CHCworkforceNCA and #FQHCStudents and #HRSAnca • Presentation and slides will be available after the presentation on our website • CME approved activity only for survey completion • Upcoming webinars: Register at www.chc1.com/nca
  6. 6. Why Start or Expand Student Experience Programs At Your Health Center? Presented by: Kristine Gonnella Manager, Technical Assistance and Consultation Community Health Partners for Sustainability, a program of the National Nursing Centers Consortium
  7. 7. HRSA Disclaimer Community Health Partners for Sustainability, a program of the National Nursing Centers Consortium, is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09736, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement (NCA) for $450,000, and is 100% financed by this grant. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
  8. 8. Who are we? •Community Health Partners is a program of the National Nursing Centers Consortium •History routed in the Nurse Managed Health Center (NMHC) movement •Defined in ACA as nurse practice arrangements, managed by APRN that provide primary care or wellness services to underserved or vulnerable populations and are associated with a school, college, university or department of nursing (H.R. 3590--111th Congress).
  9. 9. Who are we? • NMHCs: primarily managed by Nurse Practitioner (NP) working with interdisciplinary teams of health care professionals (social workers, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, etc.). • NNCC expanded it’s scope and branded Community Health Partners (CHPFS) to support all health centers in their mission of quality service delivery and sustainable programming. • In 2008, CHPFS received a National Cooperative Agreement from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to provide technical assistance to CHC’s across the country
  10. 10. Challenges Facing U.S. Healthcare Fragmentation Healthcare disparities Aging and sicker population Primary care shortage High costs
  11. 11. Mission Community Health Partners’ uniquely positioned to support the advancement of nurse-led care, a model that FQHCs are increasingly interested in adopting as practice transformation moves towards collaborative, team-based models of care.
  12. 12. Vision Nurse-led health centers seek optimal ways to: • support the training of students, • recruit highly skilled students and • retain these students as employees and leaders in nurse-led health centers.
  13. 13. Process Community Health Partners works with CHCs to: • Identify current processes by which students are trained • Partner with clinic and administrative staff to streamline and minimize the productivity strain and student onboarding GOAL: develop an infrastructure which maximizes the student learning experience and increase student placements, supports the preceptor experience with minimal impact on productivity
  14. 14. Lessons Learned • Must implement innovative approaches to the student education experience like intensive block training and supervision models. • Culture of the institution must support the educational experience. • Preceptor support and training is essential • Explore funding opportunities for student training. • Identify student training coordinator
  15. 15. Kristine Gonnella, MPH Program Manager 267.350.7632 Direct Phone kristine@chpfs.org Email ……………………………………………………………………… Community Health Partners for Sustainability Strengthening Healthcare for Residents of Public Housing Centre Square East 1500 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 www.chpfs.org Follow us on TWITTER Like us on FACEBOOK
  16. 16. Caroline Lloyd Doherty, AGACNP-BC, AACC Advanced Senior Lecturer, AGACNP Program, Director of Implementation: CMS/Graduate Nursing Education Demonstration phone: 215-898-0296 email: ctl@nursing.upenn.edu Claire M. Fagin Hall, Room 357 418 Curie Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104
  17. 17. PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT CORPORATION Centre Square East 1500 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 PHMC.ORG Frank Killian SHS Director of Finance and Regulatory Affairs 215.985.2514 PHONE 267.765.2325 FAX frank@phmc.org EMAIL
  18. 18. Trisha Mims, MSN, MBA/HCM Health Center Director Johnson City Community Health Centers East Tennessee State University College of Nursing Community Health Centers 365 Stout Drive, Box 70403 Johnson City, TN 37614 P 423-929-6932 C 423-946-0981 MimsTL@etsu.edu www.etsu.edu/nursing/practice/sites Johnson City Community Health Center ETSU CON has 14 nurse-led practice sites, that consist of school based clinics, 5 FQCHCs, and 1 RHC Student Affiliations: Nurse Practitioner (DNP and MSN) Medical Pharmacy Speech/Audiology Physical Therapy Physician Assistant Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor/Master Social Work Psychology Public Health Dental Assistants Dental Hygiene Certified Medical Assistants Radiology Students (Fall ’16)
  19. 19. Interprofessional Student Experience at the Community Health Center, Inc. Veena Channamsetty, MD, Chief Medical Officer Mary Blankson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Chief Nursing Officer Timothy Kearney, Ph.D., Chief Behavioral Health Officer Heather Crockett-Miller, DDS, MPH, Chief Dental Officer Recognizing common and unique needs among students of the health professions
  20. 20. Open Space for Discussion
  21. 21. Reminders Sign up for our next webinar in this series: Creating a Process that Works for You: Infrastructure for a Successful Student Training Program Tuesday, March 22nd 3–4 p.m. EST Complete our survey! Sign up at www.chc1.com/NCA
  22. 22. Speakers From Community Health Center, Inc.: Margaret Flinter, APRN, PhD, Senior Vice President & Clinical Director Kerry Bamrick, MBA, Senior Program Manager Veena Channamsetty, MD, Chief Medical Officer Mary Blankson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Chief Nursing Officer Timothy Kearney, Ph.D., Chief Behavioral Health Officer Heather Crockett-Miller, DDS, MPH, Chief Dental Officer From National Nursing Centers Consortium: Kristine Gonnella, MPH, Program Manager, Community Health Partners for Sustainability From Johnson City Community Health Centers: Trisha Mims, MSN, MBA/HCM, Director From University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Caroline Lloyd Doherty, AGACNP-BC, AACC, Advanced Senior Lecturer, AGACNP Program, Director of Implementation: CMS/Graduate Nursing Education Demonstration From Public Health Management Corporation Frank Killian, SHS Director of Finance and Regulatory Affairs

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