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Case Studies:

Case studies of provider to patient encounters covering cultural gaps in gender, age, health literacy, trust and other socio-ethnic barriers. Cases also cover intra-ethnic variations among people who are homeless and the need to avoid stereotyping in one's approach to care and treatment. 
The following are chosen from the AETC-NMC collection of case studies and focus on scenarios involving individuals who are homeless:
Case Study 25

Joe, a 35-year-old homeless Iroquois veteran, with no recent family contact and a history of alcohol abuse, receives care in a large urban clinic in the Pacific Northwest. Joe was diagnosed with HIV four years ago. Read more...

Case Study 30 Emma is a homeless 35 year-old African American mother of 4 children between the age of 4 - 10, diagnosed with HIV three months ago. Her HIV last test was five years ago, and she did not return for the results. Emma has a 15 year history of intravenous drug abuse. She stated that her last use of drugs was12 hours ago. Read more...


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