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ERIC Number: ED141028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-17
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Conference on Rural Health Services in Nevada (Reno, Nevada, January 17-18, 1974).
Mountain States Regional Medical Program.
Presenting summaries of the speeches and panel and audience discussions at the Conference on Rural Health Services in Nevada (Reno, 1974), these proceedings include the following: (1) Introduction ("The objective of this Conference was to get the providers together with the consumers to discuss problems of health services in rural Nevada and to set some priorities in what can be done to get better health services to these areas."); (2) Speech by Governor O'Callaghan, Keynote Speaker (emphasis on local accountability and the conflicts which exist between providers and consumers as perceived in transactional analysis terms); (3) "Getting Physicians to Rural Areas" (presents characteristics describing the rural physician and the rationale cited by physicians who leave rural areas); (4) "Consumer Health Education" (describes Oregon's plan for extension health education involving the community development agent, the agricultural agent, and the county home economist working with all related health personnel in their areas); (5) "Increasing Health Manpower Through Alternatives" (seven arguments are presented for expanding and developing the new health practitioner professions--physician assistants, nurse practitioners, health associates, medex, etc.); (6) "Emergency Medical Programs" (describes development of Nevada's Emergency Medical Service). (JC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mountain States Regional Medical Program.
Identifiers - Location: Nevada