Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Affordable Care Act and You

PRESENTER: Jayme Nelson, RN, MS
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:30am PT
The Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability Island, Second Life

Are you wondering how the Affordable Health Care Act (US federal legislation) might affect you and/or your caregiver? This presentation will highlight some of the key features of the Affordable Health Care Act with a particular emphasis on components relevant to those with disabilities.

Posters created by student nurses expanding on this topic will be displayed on the nearby lawn.

Presenter Bio: Jayme Nelson is an Associate Professor of Nursing.  Jayme has presented nationally and internationally on topics relevant to health care ethics.  A professor for 13 years and still a practicing nurse in the Emergency Room, Jayme's nursing experience has primarily been in organ transplantation, trauma, and critical care.  As a parent to a child with a chronic illness (Lupus), Jayme is interested in the experiences of those accessing the health care system from both the provider and client aspect.  Jayme uses a great deal of technology in the classroom (Vodcasts and simulation) and has been a member of Second Life for several years now.

Presented in Voice, with text transcription.

The slides of Jayme's presentation are posted here:

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