Webinar: Adapting Health Transition Services for Youth with Special Health Care Needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Wisconsin Youth Health Transition Initiative will host a presentation on strategies and lessons learned for engaging youth with complex health conditions, who are transitioning to the adult health care system, and their families during COVID-19 and beyond. The first presenter will be Brandi Middour-Oxler, DNP from the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. Brandi will be talking about the transition service model used in this specialty care clinic, and how they have adapted to supporting health care transition remotely during the last year. To share a WI perspective, Megan Teed, DNP, FNP-BC, APNP, from the Complex Care Clinic at Children’s WI and a QI grantee, will share her experience engaging youth and families during the pandemic.
Brandi Middour-Oxler is a doctorally prepared nurse practitioner and the cystic fibrosis Transition Program Coordinator at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. Her interests include transition-related research, supporting young adults and their parents as they prepare for adult-centered care, and relationship-centered communication.
Megan Teed is a doctorally prepared nurse practitioner in the Complex Care Program at Children's Wisconsin. Interests include facilitating communication between health care providers, patients, and families to be able to effectively create safe transition plans for young adults with medical complexity as they transition from pediatric to adult health care.
- Describe a model Transition Program at the Emory University Cystic Fibrosis Care Center.
- Discuss adaptations in health care transition processes during the move to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Apply lessons learned to planning how health care transition services will be implemented in the future.
Thursday, March 11