3431.0 Vulnerable Populations

Monday, November 5, 2007: 4:30 PM
The session on vulnerable populations focuses attention on public health nursing interventions and human rights considerations in diverse groups of persons. Implications for PHN practice, education and research are discussed.
Session Objectives: 1.Examine the tension between moral dissent and professional ethics. 2.Analyze the connection between vulnerable populations and human rights. 3.Discuss strategies for incorporating study findings into health promotion intervention planning.

4:30 PM
Perceived influences on physical activity and diet in rural, low-income adults
Betty L. Kaiser, PhD, RN, Linda C. Baumann, PhD, APRN, BC, Debra Gatzke, MS, RN and Jill Ottow
4:45 PM
HIV-positive persons' perceptions of taking HIV medications
Elnora P. Mendias, PhD, RN and David P. Paar, MD
5:15 PM
Rapid vaccine distribution in non-traditional settings in New York City
Micaela H. Coady, MS, Sandro Galea, MD,DrPH, Linda Weiss, PhD, Katherine Glidden, RN, Shannon Blaney, MPH, Danielle C. Ompad, PhD and David Vlahov, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Ethics, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

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

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