3065.0 Health Disparities

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
These sessions discuss community based interventions for a variety of vulnerable populations at risk for health disparities. These include programs for African-American women, American Indian and Mexican-American adults. Innovative strategies for community practice are identified and models for culturally competent nursing practice discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss a variety of community interventions for multi-cultural clients. Describe innovative roles for nurses and community based workers. Identify educational tools and supports for delivery of culturally competent nursing care.
Irene Sandvold, CNM, DrPH, FACNM

8:30 AM
Outcomes of a Home-based Walking Program for African American Women
JoEllen Wilbur, PhD, Judith McDevitt, PhD, Edward Wang, PhD, Diana L. M. Ingram, DrPh, Joan Briller, MD, Arlene Miller, PhD, RN, Barbara L. Dancy, PhD, SuKyung Ju, MS, Hyeonkyeong Lee, PhD, RN and Terry L. Nicola, MD
8:45 AM
Changes in stage of readiness after exposure to "Sharing the Gift of Life"
Nancy Fahrenwald, PhD, RN, Christine Belitz, BS, Arliss Keckler and Manoj Sharma, PhD
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
A tailored nutrition intervention for Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes
Marylyn Morris McEwen, PhD, APRN, BC, Lourdes Barrera, BA, Ellen J. Graver, MS, Vern Hartz, Alice Pasvogel, PhD, RN, Robin Whitacre and Gwen Gallegos, CDE

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, Community Health Workers SPIG, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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