Public Health Nursing

Submission Date: August 4, 2008

Expected Number of Awards: 8
Award Ceiling: $150,000

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Nursing, Office of Public Health Nursing (PHN) announces a new competitive grant applications for community based model of PHN case management services. The purpose of the program is to improve health outcomes of high risk patients through a community case management model that utilizes the PHN as case manager. The PHN Model of community based case management utilizes roles and functions of PHN services of assessment, planning, coordinating services, communication and monitoring. This model utilizes all prevention components of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in the home with patient and family. Eligible entities: Federally-recognized Indian Tribe; Non-Profit Urban Indian Organization; Non-Profit Tribal organization.

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