Services Provided:

Nursing Services staff offer a broad and far-reaching scope of services to eligible Tribal Health recipients. Our community registered nurses and community health representatives work closely with the recipient’s primary care team to provide:

  • Chronic illness monitoring and nursing assessments
  • Coordination of health care for elders and those requiring comprehensive management
  • Communicable disease education, investigation, and reporting
  • Maternal-child health care education
  • School-linked health services
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Assistance to obtain durable medical equipment (DME) as ordered by a health care provider
  • Transportation within the local community for routine, non-emergency medical appointments
  • Attending recipient’s medical appointments to advocate and ensure recipient understanding
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Immunizations
  • Public education regarding health topics as requested

Nursing Services staff are active in the Tribal community leading and participating in events such as:

  • Women for Wellness
  • Men’s Wellness Fair
  • Immunization clinics and other health fairs providing screenings, immunizations, and education

Nursing Services also partner with a variety of community agencies to improve and promote health and wellness including, but not limited to:

  • Child & Family Services
  • Foster Care Services
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Safety Committee
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Diabetes Care Team
  • Health Improvement Plan (HIP)
  • Montana Public Health Association
  • Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
  • Safe On All Roads
  • Lake County Buckle Up Coalition
  • Breastfeeding Coalition of the Mission Valley
  • DUI Task Force

 

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