Session: GIS and Concept Mapping as a Tool for Planning and Policy Development-II
3264.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
GIS and Concept Mapping as a Tool for Planning and Policy Development-II
This session will discuss a variety of web-based technologies useful in analysing and planning public health activities.
Learning Objectives: Participants will: 1)understand GIS and its uses; 2)be able to list five census indicators of importance to health planners; and 3)learn about developing a web-based client information and tracking system.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Ramona Lainhart, PhD
2:30 PMImplementing a web based client information and data collection system for community based programming: The Camden Healthy Start experience
Helen Hannigan, BS, Zalika Shani, MPH, CHES, Barbara May, RN, BSN, Judy Donlen, RN, DNSc, JD
2:50 PMMapping the Census: Geographic visualization methods to improve public health planning for community-based populations
John E Stewart, MS, MPH
3:10 PMUsing geographic information systems (GIS) for influenza pandemic planning
T. Scott Troppy, MPH, Julia E. Gunn, RN, MPH, Andrew Ellingson, BS, Tara McCarthy, MD, MPH, M. Anita Barry, MD, MPH
3:30 PMRespiratory disease surveillance and reporting: The development and application of the ‘Respiratory Health Indicators for Maine’ (RHIME) system
Nancy L Asdigian, PhD, Norman Anderson, MSPH, Ronald D. Deprez, PhD, MPH, Edward Miller, MS
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Health Administration; Statistics
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA