Event Title

Advancing Healthcare Quality for People on the Autism Spectrum

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The aim of this doctoral project was to establish a multidisciplinary Community of Practice for core healthcare providers in all settings and across the lifespan, to facilitate networking, education, and advocacy on caring for autistic individuals and families. With the support of the Autism Society of Minnesota, a virtual community was established. Participation in the community is voluntary, open to all healthcare providers without geographical limitations, and involvement may occur at varying levels based on participant’s needs. The goal of the community is to improve access to quality healthcare to decrease health disparities in the autistic community. This presentation will give the attendee an introduction to providing patient-centered care for autistic individuals in any healthcare setting.

Keywords

Autusm, healthcare

Degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Department

School of Nursing

College

Allied Health and Nursing

First Faculty Advisor's Name

Sue Bell

First Faculty Advisor's Department

School of Nursing

First Faculty Advisor's College

Allied Health and Nursing

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Advancing Healthcare Quality for People on the Autism Spectrum

The aim of this doctoral project was to establish a multidisciplinary Community of Practice for core healthcare providers in all settings and across the lifespan, to facilitate networking, education, and advocacy on caring for autistic individuals and families. With the support of the Autism Society of Minnesota, a virtual community was established. Participation in the community is voluntary, open to all healthcare providers without geographical limitations, and involvement may occur at varying levels based on participant’s needs. The goal of the community is to improve access to quality healthcare to decrease health disparities in the autistic community. This presentation will give the attendee an introduction to providing patient-centered care for autistic individuals in any healthcare setting.