Introduction to the Module
You will be introduced to nursing strategies and interventions to promote patient quality outcomes, well-being after discharge, and caregiver involvement.
Introduction of the Subject Matter Experts:
Dr. Sarah Ailey PhD, APHN, RN, FAAN
Dr. Sarah Ailey is a professor in the Department of Community, Systems, and Mental Health Nursing at Rush University, Chicago, IL. Her research and scholarly practice are concentrated on improving the lives of people with disabilities, in particular intellectual disabilities, by translating research into practice within community and inpatient hospital settings. Dr. Ailey is the Project Director for The PATH-PWIDD (Partnering to Transform Health Outcomes with Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) Program, a 5-year project funded by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) under the initiative Closing the Health Disparity Gap: Strengthening the U.S Healthcare Workforce.
Dr. Holly Brown DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCS
Dr. Holly 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 (Rochester, NY) caring for youth diagnosed with IDD and co-occurring psychiatric conditions
What you will learn:
- Discuss specific nursing interventions for individuals with IDD
- Describe the effective implementation of nursing interventions for individuals with IDD to prevent hospital adverse events