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Marquette Neighborhood Health Center by Mind Map: Marquette Neighborhood Health
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Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

Populations Served

Proximity

Marquette students

Marquette employees, In-network provider for employee health plans (EPO & PPO), Employees eligible for one free routine annual physical exam, In-network provider for employee health plans (EPO & PPO)

Northwest area of Milwaukee

Need

Medicaid (85%), Under poverty level, Families with children, Working poor

Medicare (5%), 65+, Disabilities

Commercial insurance (10%)

Values

Vision

Reduce health disparities by delivering quality health care to adults & children in the Milwaukee metro area

Provide clinical experience to nursing students.

Mission

Commitment to excellence, faith, leadership and service.

Health care as a continuation of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ

Guided by the professional codes of nursing, Respect for all persons & cultures, Ethical values, Holistic approach

Opportunities for education, scholarship & research

Focus on the person rather than a disease

Services provided without discrimination or segregation

Services

Primary Health Care Services

Annual check-ups, Pap smears, Breast exams, Men's health, Work physicals

Well-child care, School physicals, Sports physicals

Immunizations

Flu shots

Screenings, Vision, Hearing, TB

Lab tests, Order & evaluate lab & imaging tests, X-rays, EKGs, Lab work, On-site, Urine, Blood sugar, Rapid strep

Management of chronic illnesses, Asthma, Diabetes, High blood pressure, Heart disease, Infections

Diagnosis & treatment of common illnesses

Health promotion & education, Nutrition, Exercise, Lifestyle changes such as smoking cessation & stress management

Minor & Acute Problems

Sore throats

Minor infections

Burns

Sprains

Strains

Anything that can be handled outside of an ER

Referrals

Specialized medical care

Physical therapy

Nutritional counseling

Emergency care & hospitalization

Provide Supplies

Thermometers

$5 Walgreen's gift cards for co-pays

Toothbrushes

Books for children

Structure

Operations

Nurse managed health center

Operated by the College of Nursing

Visits by appointment

Hours, Mon/Wed/Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tues/Thurs 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 24 hours a day by phone

Nurse Practitioners

Capabilities, License to prescribe medications, Order & evaluate lab & imaging tests, Make referrals & consult with physicians as needed

About, Registered Nurses with graduate degrees in nursing., Safely provide up to 90% of primary care needed by children and 80% by adults, Many prefer NPs for their enhanced communication, counseling, interviewing skills & more complete exams

Advance Practices Nurses, Family Nurse Practioner, Pediatric Nurse Practioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Registered Nurse, Certified Advanced Diabetes Management

College of Nursing Students

Graduate and undergraduate students provide client care with faculty supervision

Nursing faculty can also get hours

Goals

Business

Increase commercial insurance clients to 25-20% of those served, Increase number of people served proportional to commercial clients served, Add another Nurse Practitioner to staff

Raise funds via donations to center and/or College of Nursing

Receive relevant grants

Attract prospective nursing students to College of Nursing

Communications

Build awareness of services to Marquette students and employees with commercial insurance

Harness and tell positive staff, student and client stories

Correct misperception of Nurse Practitioners and quality of care [Does one actually exist? Sounds like a doctor's perspective, not a client's. May be in the mind of the NPs.]