Performance Improvement 2001. Study of the Impact of a Full-Time Community Health Nurse on the Health of Native American (Sioux) Patients with Hypertension & Prevention of and Education Cerebrovascular, Cardiovascular and Renal Disease

01/01/2001

This project will study the impact of a full-time community health nurse on the detection and follow-up of hypertension within a specific Native American tribe, the Sioux. The impact of having a full-time community health nurse on the prevention of and education cerebrovascular, cardiovascular and renal disease within this population will also be examined.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/01/2001

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Public Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Fowler

301-443-3024

PIC ID: 6413

PERFORMER: Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service

Aberdeen, SD