Lead Safe Babies
Outreach staff and/or health professions students make home visits to new families to encourage lead testing of children by six months of age.
Open Airways in the Schools
Health professions students, under the guidance of trained staff and/or faculty, use the American Lung Association's six-week curriculum to teach North Philadelphia children how to control their asthma.
Asthma Safe Kids
Outreach staff and/or health professions students visit families in their homes to help them learn how to prevent asthma attacks in their children.
RADICAL (Real Actions Directed To Improve Children's Lifestyle)
Model for training other youth about environmental issues.
Nurse- Family Partnership Collaborative
Public health nurse home visitors work with first time pregnant and young families to achieve high level wellness.
After-school program that includes nutritional snacks, support with home- work, physical activity, technology and cultural activities, and community service.
Camp for 5-13 year olds provides constructive recreational activities while teaching conflict-resolution and building self esteem through play.
Girls and boys groups meet weekly to learn life skills and build self- esteem.
Combining school nurse and pediatric nurse practitioner roles to improve health outcomes in addition to providing health curricula and home visits for families of children with asthma.
Senior Citizens Programs
Staff and health professions students provide Health Promotion/Disease Prevention information at senior housing centers.
Sessions are held at various community settings addressing cardiovascular health, exercise, nutrition and topics selected by participants to enhance well-being.
Shared Decision Making
Using DVD decisions aids and coaching to prepare clients to fully participate in decisions about their health.