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Program:
Nursing at the Backstretch, Philadelphia Park, Bensalem, PA

Funding Organization:

Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horseman's Association

Dates:
August 2003 - Present

Purpose:
Health promotion, health education and screenings are conducted in the backstretch of Philadelphia Park for uninsured and underinsured employees of the Backstretch. Horsemen and women receive appropriate referrals and follow-up for health and social services to local area agencies such as Health Link and the Bucks County Health Department.

Staff:
Services are provided by public health nurses and community health outreach workers. Graduate and undergraduate nursing students also assist with selected screenings and immunizations.

Contact at La Salle:
Sharon Starr, R.N., M.S.N.

Clinical Coordinator
(215) 951-5034