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  1. 2. Rural Health School Mission Statement " The mission of the Minnesota Rural Health School is to promote the health and well being of rural communities through nurturing partnerships between academic institutions and communities, and promoting the education and practice of health professionals in the context of an interdisciplinary team environment."
  2. 3. MRHS Objectives <ul><ul><li>Demonstrate knowledge of the culture and health needs of rural communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate knowledge of community partnerships and the planning process to promote health in rural communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen students’ intentions to work in rural areas </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. MRHS Objectives (Cont.) <ul><ul><li>Understand the roles and contributions of health care team members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze the effectiveness of interdisciplinary teams in the community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate interdisciplinary team skills in delivering care to individuals, families and communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate knowledge and skill in using communication technologies for education and patient care. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. MRHS Sites
  5. 7. Minnesota Rural Health School Participants <ul><li>Core Disciplines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physician Assistant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dentistry, Vet Med, Public Health, PT/OT, Speech Therapy, Mortuary Science </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. Minnesota Rural Health School Participants <ul><li>Institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Minnesota Academic Health Center: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School of Nursing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>College of Pharmacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vet Med/Dentistry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Augsburg College Physician Assistant Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Augsburg College Department of Social Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Minnesota Duluth Social Work Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College of St. Scholastica Nursing Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bemidji State University School of Nursing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Discipline Activities Community Project Interdisciplinary Activities MRHS Curriculum
  8. 11. Minnesota Rural Health School Curriculum <ul><li>Session are 10-12 weeks in length </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- one day a week devoted to MRHS curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- remainder of students’ time typically used to fulfill clinical training in their respective disciplines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Orientation Retreat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- orient students and faculty to MRHS curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- demonstrating rural characteristics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- modeling interdisciplinary teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- local health issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- community needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- cultural issues </li></ul></ul>
  9. 12. Minnesota Rural Health School Curriculum Continued <ul><li>Interdisciplinary Case Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- live patient cases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- paper cases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- interdisciplinary OSCE (Observed Structured Clinical Examination) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Projects </li></ul><ul><li>- content and scope determined by community need and student interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- issues related to the health and well-being of each community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- students work on issues directly relating community and public health </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication technologies for education and patient care </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- e-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- interactive television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- telephone and video conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- live video medical consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Internet based education modules </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Minnesota Rural Health School Community Project Examples <ul><ul><li>Teen Smoking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in the Willmar Hispanic Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teen Pregnancy Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Impact of the Farm Crisis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare Internet Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes and Hypertension Screening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care Directives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bi-Lingual Tuberculosis Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Career Promotion for High School Students </li></ul></ul>
  11. 15. Student Participation <ul><li>Medical 56 </li></ul><ul><li>NP, CNS, CNM 52 </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate Nursing 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy 43 </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistant 34 </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Vet Med 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Other (Mortuary Science, Lab Tech, OT, Speech Therapy) 5 </li></ul>1996-2002 Total 239
  12. 16. 2000-10,000 <2000 >50,000 25-50,000 10,000- 25,000 Community Size of Graduates Practice Site
  13. 17. <ul><li>61 former students in current practice </li></ul><ul><li>41 rural </li></ul><ul><li>20 urban (7 county metro, Duluth, St. Cloud, Rochester) </li></ul><ul><li>67% in rural practice </li></ul>
  14. 18. Student Evaluations Would you recommend MRHS to other students? 96.5% said yes