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Session: Promoting Health in College Populations
4334.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Promoting Health in College Populations
Health promotion and education programs designed for college students face particular challenges and opportunities. The speakers in this session will describe projects that measure college students' knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about various health-related behaviors. The session will also include presentations in which speakers will describe the web-based approach that they used in their work with college students.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Discuss how various educational approaches, including computer-tailored approaches and Motivational Interviewing, may offer benefits in primary prevention initiatives on college campuses. 2. Describe the process of conducting formative research and the development of salient constructs in the development of tailored behavior change interventions to reach college students. 3. Discuss the common health concerns and problems of college students, and their related barriers and enabling factors.
Moderator(s):Jennifer Cremeens, MS
4:30 PMFemale College Students' Perceptions and Experiences Regarding the Gynecological Exam  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nancy T. Ellis, HSD, MPH, Dana M. Umscheid, MS, CHES
4:45 PMDriveStraight.com: Development and computerized implementation of the Impaired Driving Assessment
Randolph S. Devereaux, MSPH, Min Qi Wang, PhD, Supriya G. Reddy, MPH, Angela Stotts, PhD, Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH, Stuart Usdan, PhD, Joseph Schumacher, PhD
5:00 PMBenefits of web-based nutrition education for college students  [ Recorded presentation ]
Meredith Watt, MSW, Debra L. Franko, PhD, Julie A. Cunningham, MPH, Traci C. Green, MSc, Jessica Pappas, BA, Tara M. Cousineau, PhD
5:15 PMUsing an interactive website to change health behaviors among college students  [ Recorded presentation ]
Donna Bacchi, MD MPH
5:30 PMEmpirical support for the application of the Transtheoretical Model to fruit and vegetable consumption among college students  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carol O. Cummins, MEd, MLIS, Janet L. Johnson, PhD, Andrea L. Paiva, PhD, Sharon J. Dyment, MPH, Leanne M. Mauriello, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Food and Nutrition; School Health Education and Services; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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