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Faculty Mentor

Alan Kurtz

Program

New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Trainee Program (NH-ME LEND)

Description

Research suggests that less than half of young adults with special health care needs are prepared for the transition to an adult primary care provider at the age-appropriate time (McManus et al., 2013). Prior research also indicates that having a “usual source of care” and routinized medical services creates a higher likelihood of adult patients receiving preventative and screening health services (Blewett et al., 2008).

Publication Date

4-2017

Document Type

Poster

Publisher

University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

City

Orono, Maine

Conference Name

2017 University of Maine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity

Conference Location

Bangor, Maine

Keywords

health care transition action plan

Disciplines

Family Medicine | Health and Medical Administration | Primary Care

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Primary Care Transition Planning for Young Adults with Special Needs in Maine: A Preliminary Survey of Pediatric Providers

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