5030.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Learning Objectives: 1) To understand issues related to preventive care in the elderly. 2) To become knowledgable about programs of immunizations and screening. 3) To understand the current emphasis on exercise as a preventive measure
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Bruce Friedman, PhD
8:30 AMEffectiveness of the Hawaii influenza/pneumococcal reminder letter study on raising both influenza and pneumococcal immunization rates for new Medicare beneficiaries
Steven M. D. Terrell-Perica, MA, MPH, MPA, Paul V. Effler, MD, MPH, Peter Houck, MD, Lin Lee, MPH, George Crosthwaite, DDS
8:48 AMExercise adherence and outcomes among older persons with osteoarthritis
Susan L. Hughes, DSW, Gail M. Huber, MHPE, PT, Naomi Pollak, MS, PT, Leena Sharma, MD, Richard T. Campbell, PhD, Rachel B. Seymour, MS
9:06 AMIndexing the use of selected clinical preventive services among adults 50 years and older in the United States
Shayne D. Bland, MSc, Julie Bolen, PhD, Luann Rhodes, MPA, MPH, Eve Powell-Griner, PhD
9:24 AMPneumococcal vaccinations in Connecticut: Comparative effectiveness of a single county's community-based adult immunization campaign
Douglas Shenson, MD, MPH, Mark Metersky, MD, Donna DiMartino, RN, MSN, Deepak Mathur, MS, Lea A. Cassarino, MPH, CHES
9:42 AMUnderstanding African American women's decisions to join a cancer screening clinical trial
Jeanette M. Trauth, PhD, Jan C. Jernigan, PhD, Derietra Neal-Ferguson, RN, MPH, Laura A. Siminoff, PhD
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA