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  • Scrubs Project Report
    Project report for Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy.
    Author(s): Nissen, K.
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Report
  • Native Aging Visions, Summer 2017
    Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
    Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
    Date: July 2017
    Type: Newsletter
  • Use of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Women
    A study by the Rural Health Reform Research Center shows that women with mental health (MH) and substance abuse (SA) issues are putting a strain on emergency departments (EDs). This study helps identify trends among women in rural and urban communities who utilize the ED for MH/SA. The information can be used to help communities provide more relevant, appropriate, and less costly care.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M., Jaeger, J.
    Date: July 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • A Wider Lens
    Statewide Community Showcases give medical students and residents the chance to connect with North Dakota healthcare facilities in hopes to improve workforce recruitment and retention.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(2), 26-27
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Evaluating System Cascading Failures
    In the article, Renger and coauthors share methods used to evaluate system cascading failures.
    Author(s): Renger, R., Foltysova, J., Ienuso, S., Renger, J., Booze, W.
    Publication: Evaluation Journal of Austalasia, 17(2), 29-36
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Utilizes data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s (HCUP’s) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) for seven states. Researchers explore, and describe in this brief, the use of the Emergency Department for mental health and substance abuse among Urban, Large Rural, Small Rural, and Isolated Small Rural residents.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Policy Brief
  • Dental Practice Setting Influences Dentists’ Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Examines the correlation between dentists’ attitudes toward different oral health access solutions and the setting of the dental practice.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Dentists’ Feelings of Being Overworked Influence Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    This fact sheet concludes that dentists who are overworked were less knowledgeable about different oral health access solutions than dentists that reported not being busy enough.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Years in Practice Influence Dentists’ Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Analyzes the attitudes dentists have toward a variety of different oral health access solutions using a survey sent out to North Dakota dentists.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Being Smart about Writing SMART Objectives
    Article discusses the issues that occur when baseline data is missing when using the mainstream SMART method for developing program objectives. Also offers guidance on delineating between different contexts when using the SMART method.
    Author(s): Bjerke, M., Renger, R.
    Publication: Evaluation and Program Planning, 61, 125-127
    Date: April 2017
    Type: Journal Article
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