A course on the transition to adult care of patients with childhood-onset chronic illnesses

Title

A course on the transition to adult care of patients with childhood-onset chronic illnesses

Creator

Hagood JS; Lenker CV; Thrasher S

Publisher

Academic Medicine

Date

2005

Subject

Medical; PedPal Lit; a common genetic disease with increasing life expectancy; Adolescent Adolescent Health Services/standards/trends Adult Child Child Health Services/standards/trends Child; an(TRUNCATED); and decision making in end-of-life issues. Cystic fibrosis; and group discussions are presented as teaching methods. Key insights based on experience with the course are the need to include the voices of patients and families; and many specialty organizations have endorsed this concept; and the insight that problems specific to transition offer into contemporary health care financing. Future studies should measure the impact of such courses on students' knowledge of transition issues; begun in 2001 at their institution; cultural competence; emphasizing patient and family-centered care; interviews with youth with special health care needs and family caregivers; is used as the model for the course. Involvement of interdisciplinary faculty; making their transition to adult systems of care an issue that will affect almost all physicians. However; many adult generalists and specialists are not familiar with the management of chronic diseases that begin in childhood. While the public health system has made transition to appropriate adult care a priority; Preschool Chronic DiseaseClinical CompetenceContinuity of Patient CareCurriculum Education; readings from academic and nonacademic literature; that addresses the transition for youth with special health care needs; the use of faculty from various professions and specialties to model interdisciplinary care; there are no published studies addressing how the concept of transition can be taught to medical students or residents. The authors describe a one-week course for medical students; Undergraduate Family Practice/standards/trends Female Health Services Needs and Demand Humans MaleQuality of Health Care Survivors United States%X Children with special health care needs born today have a 90% chance of surviving into adulthood

Description

2005

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

352-5

Issue

4

Volume

80

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Citation

Hagood JS; Lenker CV; Thrasher S, “A course on the transition to adult care of patients with childhood-onset chronic illnesses,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed September 20, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13535.

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