Finding Your Voice: Advocating for clients during a pandemic
Nancy Freeborne, DrPH, MPH, PA
Dr. Nancy Freeborne is the chief executive officer of Freeborne Health Advising (FHA). A co-founder of FHA, Dr. Freeborne is responsible for defining the company's strategic direction as well as leading the delivery of its professional services. She is a board-certified clinical Physician Assistant (PA); a former community health center director of operations; an award-winning professor, career advisor and mentor at multiple universities; and an experienced HRSA consultant, with experience giving technical assistance to the health centers regarding compliance with their federal grant.
Dr. Freeborne’s clinical experience is in women’s health, primary care/Internal Medicine, and geriatrics. She served as the geriatric unit director at a Veteran’s Administration hospital and as the clinic manager at George Washington University Geriatrics.
Dr. Freeborne received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Lafayette College and a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences-PA, Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health degrees from George Washington University
About the webinar:
Whether it’s specific to COVID-19, infectious diseases in general, medication management or dementia, Dr. Freeborne will provide tips that empower case managers to speak to the care team when they have concerns. When is it crucial to raise matters to the care team?
After the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss ethical principles relating to advocating for clients;
- Identify safety issues requiring immediate action;
- Describe best practice advocacy techniques;
- List common medications which need evaluation by providers.
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