3252.0 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Monday, November 5, 2007: 12:30 PM
This PHN session describe programs supporting health promotion and disease prevention activities in a variety of communities. Relevance for public health nursing practice, education and research is discussed.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify barriers to accessing health care. 2. Describe specific local programs developed to promote health and reduce risk of chronic disease. 3. Describe motivational interviewing as an approach to facilitate behavior change. 4. Understand the process for tailoring health education based on literacy and cultural preferences

12:30 PM
Influenza vaccination demonstration project - targeting underserved populations
Leticia Kouchak-Eftekhar, RNC, NPWH, Rachael Lee, RN, MSN/MPH, CNS, Mitchell Kushner, MD, MPH and Roberto Avitia, RN, MS
12:45 PM
Steps to a HealthierNY—Broome County: Local level program evaluation
Yvonne A. M. Johnston, MS, RN, FNP, Mary McFadden, BS and Adrienne Ronsani, MS
1:00 PM
Motivating persons at risk for diabetes to improve physical activity and healthy eating: A pilot motivational interview intervention
Carolyn L. Blue, RN, PhD, CHES, Todd Lewis, PhD, LPC, NCC, Frankie Ballard, RNC, MSN and Raymond D. Buck, PhD
1:15 PM
Neighborhood Characteristics and Physical Activity Promotion in African Americans
Catherine M. Waters, RN, PhD, FAHA, Saidah Jones, BA, CSCS, Qiana Quinn, BA, LaConnie Taylor-Jones, MPH, MBA, Gloria Brown, MPA, Shirley Manly-Lampkin, RN, PhD, Barbara Coulibaly, PhD and Khalid Chaney

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

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

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