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Title: National TeleNursing Center: Program Evaluation Final Report
Author(s): Theodore P. Cross; Wendy A. Walsh; Elizabeth M. Cross
Date Published: October 2018
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2012-NE-BX-K001
Document: PDF
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report is the fifth in a series chronicling the development and implementation of the National TeleNursing Center, a program established through a multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime.
Abstract: The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) funded National TeleNursing Center (NTC) was implemented by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program to develop and evaluate telemedicine in providing consultation to SANE nurses conducting forensic sexual assault medical examinations in remote and/or underserved hospitals. Initial program sites included two naval hospitals, a rural hospital, and a tribal hospital to address unmet need in patient populations considered underserved; two additional hospital sites were added later to serve urban and suburban populations. This report is presented in six chapters that introduce the NTC project, provides an overview of the development of the NTC, summarizes findings and recommendations from past reports, presents data on the delivery of services, provides updated results of site clinicians’ experiences with telenursing services, and discusses lessons learned from over five years of project implementation.
Main Term(s): Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
Index Term(s): Medical evaluation; Office for Victims of Crime (OVC); OVC final report; Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs; Telemedicine/Cybermedicine; Victim medical assistance; Victims of Crime
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