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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Evidence Based Alternative and Complementary Health Practices and Policies
3077.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Evidence Based Alternative and Complementary Health Practices and Policies
This session introduces policies and procedures in alternative and complementary health practices and research. The need to incorporate economic research, policies and procedures in patient recruitment in CAM clinical trials, and other CAM related policies and procedures will be discussed in this session.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Explore the opportunity to consider integrating economic research into CAM practice and research 2. Define the process for creating a patient recruitment plan for a clinical trial 3. Identify the determinants of successful introduction of CAM project in health care 4. Identify areas of opportunity for offering CAM services in rural hospitals
Moderator(s):Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc
10:30 AMPrice Elasticities for three types of Complementary Health Care Services: Experiences in a Boston Public Health Clinic
Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc, Kristen Porter, LicAc
10:50 AMImplementation of CAM project in health care: A study of determinants of success
Adriaan Visser, PhD, Jeske Bogaard, Student, Martine Busch, MA, Michel Wysmans, MA
11:10 AMPatient recruitment to a phase III complementary and alternative medicine clinical trial: Overcoming challenges  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alyssa Cotler, MPH, Jacqueline Arciniega, MPH, Lynne Doner, MA, Amy Lange, Irene Liu, MPH, CHES, Richard Nahin, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Tisch, MPH, Gervasio Lamas, MD, Lindsay Lambe, BA, CNMT, Nancy Clapp-Channing, MPH
11:30 AMComplementary and Alternative Medicine in Rural Hospitals
Michael D. Mink, PhD(c), MPA
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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