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Session: Reaching Out To Special Groups To Improve HIV and STI Care and Prevention
5169.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Reaching Out To Special Groups To Improve HIV and STI Care and Prevention
Education and outreach are crucial strategies both for preventing initial infection with HIV and for engaging communities in care, post-diagnosis. Presenters in this session will discuss successful tactics for improving the quality of HIV prevention with such communities as adolescents, high-risk women, and sex workers.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Assess 3 strategies for improving HIV prevention efforts. 2. Prioritize successful prevention approaches among 3 different populations.
Moderator(s):Gladys Mabunda, PhD, APRN, BC
2:30 PMAttitudes and beliefs regarding STIs/HIV among adolescents: Focus group findings  [ Recorded presentation ]
Karen Gibson, BA, Heather Cecil, PhD, Raffy Luquis, PhD
2:50 PMPatient-provider racial concordance and HIV antibody test acceptance among African American women: An analysis guided by Critical Race Theory
Chandra L. Ford, PhD, MPH, MLIS
3:10 PMCleveland RARE Project: HIV/AIDS Risk Among Sex Workers  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jennifer A. Keagy, MPH, CHES, William Tiedemann, MSW, Mieko Smith, PhD
3:30 PMLessons learned from a community collaboration implementing HIV prevention among high risk black women in Boston  [ Recorded presentation ]
Phyllis Jones
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Occupational Health and Safety; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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