Teen Tobacco Prevention Curriculum Is Adapted for Native American and Latino Communities, Leading to Positive Feedback
Teens Against Tobacco Use™, a peer-to-peer mentorship program designed to educate youth on the dangers of tobacco use, was adapted for the Native American and Latino communities in Washington state.
Counselor-Led House Calls Reduce Symptoms and Hospitalizations, Improve Quality of Life Among Elders With Depression
Home visits from counselors reduce depression symptoms and hospitalizations, and they improve quality of life among homebound elders with mild depression and adults with epilepsy.
Long-Term Expressive Therapy and Caregiver Support Improves Emotional Health of Low-Income Children Affected by Trauma
Jumping Mouse Children’s Center, a nonprofit mental health center, provides free or heavily subsidized long-term expressive mental health therapy to low-income children affected by trauma, advocates for their rights, and provides support to their parents. The program has led to improved emotional health for the children and greater knowledge and confidence among parents and other primary caregivers.
Teamwork Enhancement Program Improves Obstetric Care in a Military Hospital
An evidence-based teamwork and communication program implemented in the labor and delivery unit of Madigan Army Medical Center led to an improved care process.
Nurse Practitioner–Staffed Clinic Offers Same-Day, Comprehensive Appointments to Patients With Breast Symptoms, Leading to Faster Diagnosis and Lower Costs
A breast clinic co-located in a radiology department and staffed by an advanced registered nurse practitioner enables prompt evaluation and diagnosis of patients with breast symptoms, leading to lower utilization and costs, increased efficiency for breast surgeons, and high levels of patient satisfaction.
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