4257.0 Population-Focused Practice

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 2:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to present a variety of strategies to address population-focused practice. The papers include an analysis of a health model and its application to mammography screening among Thai women; development of a diverse public health nursing workforce; implementation of a program for heart health; use of technology to augment research in rural areas; and the prediction of depressive symptoms among caregivers for children with asthma. The session will provide significant information for nurses and other health professionals in a variety of clinical, educational, and research settings.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the Dimensions Model of Health as it relates to mammography screening among Thai women. 2. Discuss the importance of developing an educational pipeline to ensure a culturally competent and diverse public health nursing workforce. 3. Describe the implementation and evaluation of the Healthy Heart Program. 4. Describe how information technology can be used in rural research studies. 5. Discuss strategies needed to address predictors of depressive symptoms in caregivers of children with asthma.

2:30 PM
Dimensions Model and Mammography Screening among Thai Women
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN, PHN and Bulaporn Natipagon-Shah, PhD, RN
3:00 PM
Community Health Program Monitoring and Evaluation through the Internet
A. Serdar Atav, PhD, Bonnie Eisenberg, MPH, Reza Taghizadeh Hemayati, MS, Lori S. King and Dong Kook Shin, MS
3:15 PM
Application of a computer-assisted intervention and an on-line data collection method in rural adolescents with asthma
Melissa A. Sutherland, PhD(c), MS, APRN, Hyekyun Rhee, PhD, RN and Patricia J. Hollen, PhD, RN, FAAN
3:30 PM
Children's asthma, community stressors, and caregiver depression
Joan Kub, PhD APRN, BC, Jennifer Walker, MHS, Michele Donithan, MS and Arlene Butz, ScD, RN, CPNP

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus

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

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