Social Worker Crawfordsville Fire Department Greencastle, Indiana
Lindsey Cord, BSN: No financial relationships to disclose
Olyvia Wood, MSW: No financial relationships to disclose
Although Mobile Integrated Health-Community Paramedicine has been practiced for many years, few communities have a robust portfolio of programs like Crawfordsville, IN. In their endeavor to address healthcare issues and gaps in their communities, Crawfordsville, IN implemented numerous MIH-CP programs including chronic disease management, maternal and infant health program, an overdose response program, aimed at protecting all citizens cradle to grave. These programs have marked their success through collaboration between multi-faceted partnerships, but most recently through the integration of non-traditional roles within their paramedicine programs.
In this presentation, you will hear from experts in nursing, social work, public health, and how they expanded their roles alongside community paramedics using a comprehensive approach to patient care. Featured with stories of how the addition of these personnel helped bridge gaps within care through education, access to services, and program evaluation to reach holistic care.
Identify ways to implement social work and nursing into non-traditional settings.
Define and summarize several challenges and strengths of multisystem MIH-CP programs.
Consider the community needs and match program components to those needs.