Implementing Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW)®

Implementation last updated: 2018

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Where to find out more

Tonya Elkins
MIHOW Director
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
1400 18th Ave. South, A-1
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 343-4513
Fax: (615) 343-0325
Email: tonya.j.elkins@vanderbilt.edu
Website: https://www.mihow.org//

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the developer for further reading.

Elkins, T., del Pilar Aguinaga, M., Clinton-Selin, C., Clinton, B., & Gotterer, G. (2013). The Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker Program in low-income families. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(3), 995-1001.

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). The MIHOW Program. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://mihow.org/about/about.php

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). Impact. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://mihow.org/about/impact.php

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). How to start a MIHOW program. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://mihow.org/start/start.php

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.) Training and technical assistance. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://mihow.org/start/training.php

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). The MIHOW model. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://www.mihow.org/model/model.php

Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). The Standards of Practice for Sponsoring Agencies. Retrieved March 5, 2018, from https://www.mihow.org/files/SoP_for_Sponsoring_Agencies.pdf.

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