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Meeting the needs of marginalised children: An innovative Nurse Practitioner led health care model at Uniting Care Wesley Bowden

Parry, Y., Willis, E., Kendall, S., Marriott, R.ORCID: 0000-0002-6037-2565, Sivertsen, N. and Bell, A. (2020) Meeting the needs of marginalised children: An innovative Nurse Practitioner led health care model at Uniting Care Wesley Bowden. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 26 (10). pp. 48-49.

Abstract

Marginalised children are exposed to health inequities that result from socio-economic status, low SES communities, housing instability, lower parental education levels, and limited access to developmental supports and resources (American Academy of Pediatrics 2013; Pennsylvania 2014; Australian Government 2019). The program will result in:* Increased acuity of care to meet complex health and social needs.* Holistic, advanced and comprehensive assessments.* Extended collaborative care services eg. longer support and consultation/treatment times.* Supported interdisciplinary referrals addressing the multimodal interventions required by children This structured, community embedded, intervention by a paediatric ED nurse practitioner (NP) with the skills to provide an advanced paediatric lull health assessment of the children aged 0-18 living in housing instability provides linkages to early intervention…

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Ngangk Yira Research Centre
Publisher: Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation
Publisher's Website: https://anmj.org.au/
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/59015
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