NCNC is proud to announce the abstracts to be presented at the Annual North American Primary Care Research Group’s (NAPCRG) Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Conference on June 29 and 30 in Bethesda. This year’s conference theme is: engagement of communities of practice based research networks, patients, clinicians and practices.
ADAPT – NC Presentations at the NAPCRG PBRN Conference:
ADAPT-NC involves a statewide dissemination of a shared decision making tool kit for asthma patients. We are excited about this collaboration across NCNC with researchers from ECARE, MAPPR, NCnet and PCRC. These researchers are presenting abstracts on various aspects of the project. We will present on: 1) pre-award stakeholder engagement. 2) patient surveys on shared decision making. and 3) clinician engagement in participatory project calls. A workshop on best practices in stakeholder engagement for PBRNs will be held. Additionally, NCnet’s certified practice facilitator Jen Rees. will lead a Panel Presentation on the practice facilitator’s perspective on ADAPT-NC.
Heart Healthy Lenoir Presentation at the NAPCRG PBRN Conference:
Researchers from NCnet at UNC and ECARE at ECU will also present on the Heart Healthy Lenoir Project. The Heart-Healthy Lenoir Project is a community-based research project in Lenoir County. The end goal of the project is to create long-term strategies to reduce the burden of heart disease in Lenoir County. The researchers will be presenting on the lessons from implementing health coaching for hypertension interventions.
MAPPR Presentations at the NAPCRG PBRN Conference:
Researchers from MAPPR based at the Carolinas Medical Center will be presenting on a number of their projects including: 1) the psychiatric burden of their population of patients who are super-utilizers of the emergency department. 2) addressing barriers to care for their diabetic patients with pre-visit assessments. 3) improving access to care for their uninsured diabetic patients. and 4) the partnerships needed for patient-center outcomes research. Lindsay Kuhn, PA will also be presenting a “Daring/Dangerous Ideas” rapid fire presentation on the use of Physician Assistants as researchers.
NCnet Presentations at the NAPCRG PBRN Conference:
Researchers from NCnet at UNC will be presenting on a number of projects. The presentations are on: exploring the costs of becoming a PCMH, engaging industry and health delivery networks as stakeholders and patient perspectives on tobacco use treatment. Tamera Coyne-Beasley will be highlighting her work with children and adolescents. Her presentations are: 1) use of Photovoice to address barriers to health with Latino and Latina adolescents. 2) using social media to communicate with adolescents about HPV vaccination. and 3) using videos to improve inhaler technique in asthmatic children.