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Re-Imagining Healthcare: A Life-Course Approach to Community Based Care

Started Aug 28, 2018

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Re-Imagining Healthcare: A Life-Course Approach to Community Based Care

November 5 & 6, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas

5 Reasons to Attend:
  1. Knowledge Market: Innovative learning platform to engage with teens, grandparents raising grandchildren, mothers impacted by opioid use disorder, community organizations, as well as healthcare professionals using the life-course approach in their practice.
  2. Collaboratively examine how the health trajectory is impacted from preconception and beyond.
  3. Workshop: Generate research questions and/or quality improvement projects that promote the health of families and communities.
  4. Learn how to work with communities to conduct research/QI projects that are meaningful.
  5. Working groups: A community’s stories will help inform your research/QI projects
Registration: $299. Includes continuing education, conference meals (breakfasts, lunches) & welcome reception

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Call for Abstracts

Clinicians, researchers, educators, DNP/PhD students, community healthcare workers are invited to submit an abstract. Abstracts are being accepted for posters and for the research proposal workshop.

Click here to review Call for Abstracts. Submit for poster or research proposal workshop until October 10th to 

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Conference Agenda

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Conference Topics

  • Life-Course Health Development Framework 
  • Risky Behaviors:
    • Opioid Crisis/Drugs
    • Adolescent Pregnancy
    • Violence
    • Mothers Impacted by Opioid Use Disorder
  • Maternal Mortality 
  • Intergenerational Influences
    • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Adverse childhood events/experiences
    • Abuse
    • Neglect
    • Violence
    • Death
    • Human Trafficking
  • Community Resources (not limited to healthcare)
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Learning Outcomes

  • Adapt and apply identified strategies for improving or building community-directed healthcare along the life-course model.
  • Articulate the value of community and patient engagement in healthcare delivery and healthcare research.
  • Employ new strategies for meaningful exchange of experiences, concerns and knowledge among healthcare professionals, communities and patients.

Registered nurses and social workers may earn a maximum of 14.25 contact/credit hours

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Social Workers Examiners.

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Featured Speakers


Diana J. Mason is the Senior Policy Service Professor at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. She is Professor Emerita at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she was the inaugural Rudin Professor of Nursing and co-founder and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media, and Policy until 2016. Dr. Mason is a past President of the American Academy of Nursing, former editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Nursing, and producer and moderator of a community radio program on health care issues since 1985. She is the lead editor of the award-winning book, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, now in its 7th edition, and the author of over 200 publications, including regular blogs on policy for JAMA News Forum. Her scholarship includes a focus on media and health policy and on what can be learned from nurse-designed models of care. Dr. Mason is the Co-Principal Investigator for a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to explore how nurses address building a culture of health in their innovative models of care; the study is a collaboration between the American Academy of Nursing and the RAND Corporation. She is a member of the boards of directors for the Primary Care Development Corporation and Public Health Solutions, and a member of the National Advisory Board for Kaiser Health News. She holds two honorary doctorates, as well as numerous awards for her teaching, policy leadership, publications, and journalism.


C. Daniel Mullins, PhD is a Professor and Chair of the Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He directs the University of Maryland PATient-centered Involvement in Evaluating effectiveNess of TreatmentS (PATIENTS) Program, which is an infrastructure to support patient-centered outcomes research and related training activities. He has received funding as a Principal Investigator from the NIH/NIA, NIH/NHLBI, AHRQ, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and various patient advocacy and industry organizations. He has served as a Regular Member of AHRQ and NCI Study Sections and has chaired PCORI Study Sections. Professor Mullins is co-Editor-in-Chief for Value in Health and is author/co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He has received an Outstanding Service Award from the Drug Information Association (DIA) and two Service Awards from the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). In 2007, he received the Dr. Patricia Sokolove Outstanding Mentor Award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus-wide Graduate Student Association. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Dr. Daniel D. Savage Memorial Science Award, the Association of Black Cardiologists’ most prestigious annual award. Also in 2013, he was awarded a University System of Maryland Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. He was named Researcher of the Year in 2014 and received the Martin Luther King Faculty Diversity Award in 2017 for the University of Maryland Baltimore campus and the ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award.

Dr. Mullins will bring his community partner who will provide great insight from the community perspective!

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Host Hotel

Historic Menger Hotel, Located on the San Antonio Riverwalk across from the Alamo
204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio Texas 78205

Room rate of $124/night call 1-800-345-9285

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