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Session: Breast Cancer, the Uninsured, and Emergency Department Utilization
5066.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Breast Cancer, the Uninsured, and Emergency Department Utilization
Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the extent and consequences of emergency department overutilization; 2. Describe how uninsured women in one state differ from women nationally; 3. Identify the components of the costs of breast cancer; 4. Articulate the role of screening in the early detection of breast cancer; 5. Articulate the psychosocial issues confronting at-risk women caring for a relative with breast cancer.
Presider(s):Sheindy Pretter, PhD
8:30 AMEmergency Department Utilization by Women with Nonemergent Obstetric and Gynecologic Complaints  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robin Rosen, MD, MPH, Dan Culica, MD, PhD
8:45 AMUninsured in West Virginia: Women 18 to 64  [ Recorded presentation ]
Melissa Kolb McCormick, MA, Gail R. Bellamy, PhD, Sally K. Richardson
9:00 AMCost of Breast Cancer in California
Wendy Max, PhD, Hai-Yen Sung, PhD, Sandhya Sapra, PhD, Lue-Yen Tucker
9:15 AMSupport and Counseling Needs of Caregivers at Increased Familial Risk For Breast Cancer  [ Recorded presentation ]
Victoria H. Raveis, PhD, Sheindy Pretter, PhD, Monique Carrero, MS, Tina Sapienza, MSW
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Medical Care
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Vietnam Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA