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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Best Practices: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians
3138.1: Monday, December 12, 2005: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Best Practices: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians
This poster session explores best practices for conducting Evidence-based Policy and Practice as the basis for developing sound practices in AIANNH communities. The knowledge gleaned from this research is used to develop policies and practices that improve health outcomes and performance as well as allowing for more efficient use of resources. Policy makers are also provided with a better understanding of the science, ensuring that policy decisions are based on the best information available.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Establishing Best Practices for Alaska Native Elders
Bernie Segal, PhD
Board 2Factors associated with successful functioning in American Indian youth
Hiie Silmere, MSW, Arlene R. Stiffman, PhD
Board 3VA and IHS Classification by Race and Veteran Status
B. Josea Kramer, PhD, Delight E. Satter, MPH, Debra Saliba, MD, MPH, Judith O. Harker, PhD, MingMing Wang, MPH, Bruce Finke, PhD, Tuyen Hoang, PhD
Board 4Suicide surveillance among California Native Americans; A benchmark approach
Janae Lane Price, MPH, Gregory K. Steele, DrPH, MPH, David Sprenger, MD
Board 5Native, youth-driven social marketing campaign for HIV prevention
China Ching, BA
Board 6BodyWorks adaptation for American Indian/Alaska Native adolescent girls and their families
Kelly R. Moore, MD, Mary Lou Rife, PhD, Tammy Brown, MPH, RD, BC-ADM, Gale Marshall, S. Lorraine Valdez, BSN-RN, MPA, CDE, Kelly J. Acton, MD, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Gerontological Health; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing
CE Credits:Oral Health

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA