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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Acknowledging Culture in Health Education
3053.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Acknowledging Culture in Health Education
Speakers in this panel will describe a variety of programs, including television-delivered health promotion, a physician-based intervention, and telephone and face-to-face education. Each of the panelists will discuss the particular cultural sensitivities incorporated in their programs, which addressed Native Americans, Asian Americans and African Americans. The presentation will highlight implications for effective health education and health promotion among culturally diverse communities.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify specific cultural factors that may influence behaviors toward chronic disease risks and screening; and
  2. Describe programs adapted for African-American women and men, Native Americans and Asian Americans to improve the effectiveness of health education.
Moderator(s):Amelie Ramirez, DrPH
8:30 AMDevelopment of Sister Talk 2: A television-delivered cardiovascular risk reduction program for black women  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rachael S. Fulp, MPH, JudyAnn Bigby, MD, Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, John A. Rich, MD, MPH, Barbara Barrow Murray, Tiffany Hill, Curtis Henderson, Mike Lynch
8:48 AMOral cancer knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of at-risk African American men in Washington, D.C
Karina Boehm, MPH, Mary Daum, Marilyn Bobbin, MS, MBA, RD, LD
9:06 AMA Comparison of Two Native American Navigator Interventions
Linda Burhansstipanov, MPH, DrPH, Mark Dignan, PhD, MPH, Judy Hariton, Lisa Harjo, MA, Terri L. Rattler
9:24 AMImproving antibiotic knowledge and attitudes among Asian Americans: Effectiveness of cold pack plus education versus education alone  [ Recorded presentation ]
Dana L. Alden, PhD, Alan Tice, MD, John T. Berthiaume, MD
9:42 AMCardiovascular disease risk factor awareness in American Indian communities: The Strong Heart Study  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kurt Schweigman, MPH, June E. Eichner, PhD, Thomas K. Welty, MD, MPH, Ying Zhang, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Oral Health

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