Introduction to the Module
You will explore the role nurses play in delivering positive health outcomes for hospitalized patients, particularly those diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Health outcomes will be examined through the lens of the Quadruple Aim in Healthcare with an opportunity for the learner to identify effective care transitions for patients with IDD.
Introduction of the Subject Matter Experts:
Dr. Daryl Sharp, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Daryl Sharp, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Senior Advisor for Accountable Health Partners (AHP) and in the Center for Community Health & Prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). As the Founding Senior Director of Care Management for AHP and URMC, Dr. Sharp led the design and development of a care management infrastructure to support a clinically integrated network of more than 2000 physicians and their practice teams as well as 8 hospitals, the flagship of which is Strong Memorial Hospital. She also led the creation and implementation of a strategic plan to reduce unwarranted variation in care management delivery through the operationalizing of a conceptual model for care management that is unique to the University of Rochester. She currently co-leads a URMC grant-funded project to advance health equity through trauma and resilience-informed primary care. A psychiatric nurse practitioner with expertise in motivation science and behavioral health integration, Dr. Sharp also holds an academic appointment at the University of Rochester School of Nursing where she is a Professor of Clinical Nursing.
Dr. Holly Brown DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCS
Dr. Brown is an Associate Professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University and Associate Director of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing. Her academic work focuses on achieving health equity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through nursing education. She is the Senior Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Hillside Children’s Center in Rochester, New York, caring for youth diagnosed with IDD and co-occurring psychiatric conditions
What you will learn:
- Describe the role of health outcomes and their relationship to accomplishing the Quadruple Aim in healthcare
- Describe two examples of outcomes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities that reflect poorer health status compared to the general population
- Describe three ways nurses can support positive health outcomes for hospitalized patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Identify key components of effective care transitions for high-need, high-cost patients and their caregivers
- Describe the role of the acute care nurse in supporting effective care transitions for hospitalized patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers