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Nursing at the Backstretch, Philadelphia Park, Bensalem, PA

Funding Organization:

Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horseman's Association

August 2003 - Present

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.

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