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Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training

Date: 20180401Authors: Susan Chapman, Nancy Dudley, Joanne SpetzResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Staffing, Training

This qualitative descriptive study assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and training.

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DocFlows: A Web-Based, Interactive App to Explore the Interstate Migration of Residents-in-Training and Practicing Physicians

Date: 20170801Authors: Erica Richman, Erin Fraher, Julee Waldrop, Evan Galloway, Andy KnaptonResearch Center: Carolina Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Training

This report examined the DocFlows web app developed by the Carolina Health Workforce, which allows users to query, download, and share maps/graphs of interstate moves by residents and actively practicing physicians in 35 specialities.

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Clinical Support Personnel in US Hospitals: Job Trends, 2010-2014

Date: 20170721Authors: Xinxin Han, Patricia Pittman, Suhui Li, John Martin, Time Lowe, Kevin DavidsonResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Training

The purpose of this analysis is to better understand how hospitals are using Clinical Support Personnel (CSP), and to explore changes that may have occurred since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act.

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Survey of Federally Qualified Health Centers to Understand Participation with Dental Residency Programs and Student Externship Rotations

Date: 20161201Authors: Margaret Langelier, Simona Surdu, Aubri Kottek, Jean Moore, Carol RodatResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Training

This report examines trends in demand for advanced training by dental students and how this aligns with current policy supporting this training and practice. The report also explores the impact of residencies in ambulatory care settings, particularly for FQHCs, on service capacity and access for patients.

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Workforce Planning & Development in Times of Delivery System Transformation: The Stories of Kaiser Permanente and Montefiore Health System

Date: 20160923Authors: Patricia Pittman, Ellen Scully-RussResearch Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Staffing, Training

This study explores the dynamic processes and interactions that are driving a new approach to workforce planning and development (WFPD).

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Leader States in Personal Care Aide Training Standards

Date: 20160401Authors: Susan Chapman, Abby MarquandResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Training

This report highlights seven “leader states” in training standards for Medicaid-funded personal care aides (PCAs).

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Trends in Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse Education and Licensure

Date: 20150701Authors: Krista Chan, Janet Coffman, Timothy BatesResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Nursing, Training

This report updates previous studies of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce by presenting the latest national data available on LPN employment patterns with emphasis on employment in long-term care. The report also describes trends in the demographic characteristics and educational attainment of LPNs.

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Education, Certification, and Roles of Peer Providers: Lessons from Four States

Date: 20150701Authors: Susan Chapman, Krista Chan, Joanne Spetz, Lisel Blash, Kimberley Mayer, Victor KoglerResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Training

This report examines factors associated with the successful integration of peer providers into behavioral health care systems, drawing from a summary of the literature and in-depth case studies conducted in four states with strong peer provider workforces.

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The National Landscape of Personal Care Aide Training Standards

Date: 20141001Authors: Susan Chapman, Abby MarquandResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Allied Health, Medicaid, Training

This report presents research findings on the national landscape of personal care aide (PCA) training requirements across state Medicaid-funded programs.

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