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Session: Community Health Workers Playing a Vital Role in Chronic Disease Prevention
5021.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Community Health Workers Playing a Vital Role in Chronic Disease Prevention
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Susan Ringler, MPH
8:30 AMBreathing Counts: A community-focused empowerment model of asthma education  [ Recorded presentation ]
Martin Kimotho, Vannie Phan, Antionette Garner
8:50 AMBoston's Infant Mortality Initiative: Utilizing Health Ambassadors and Women's Circles to increase access to care  [ Recorded presentation ]
Antonia M. Blinn, CHES, Sharla Younge, Elizabeth Riggs, MPH
9:10 AMPODER breast and cervical cancer education and early detection program: Creating an effective strategy to reduce breast and cervical cancer rates among Latinas on the US/Mexico Border  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ilana Jill Goldberg, MPH, Veronica Rodriguez
9:30 AMBridging the gap in disease management care: Effectively integrating community health workers in diabetes management model for frequent users of the emergency room  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carlene Duncan, Jacqueline Martinez, MPH, Beryl Earle, PhD, RN
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:Public Health Nursing
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA