4164.0 Roundtable: Innovative Strategies for School Health

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 12:30 PM
The round table will feature papers and projects highlighting food and nutrition, obesity, physical activity, skin cancer, asthma management, middle school violence and substance abuse prevention, curricula designed to encourage low-income high school students to seek training in the bio-medical professions, a community after school arts program, a 5th grade nurses club, and a web-based teachers’ program for enhancing students’ medical knowledge.
Session Objectives: LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: (1) Describe the outcomes of the “Students Eating Smart and Moving More (SESAMM) Youth Summit; (2) Identify the vignettes on violence used in the “Voices Against Violence Middle-School Prevention Program;” (3) Discuss the results of the evaluation of the “Community-Based Arts After School Enrichment Pilot Program;” (4) Articulate the components of “Future Nurses of America Club;”(5) Describe the results of “The Deep Breath Asthma Management Program;” (6) Articulate the findings of the skin cancer prevention program developed in Southern California; (7) Discuss the findings of the “Student Assistance Program” (SAP) for secondary students; (8) Summarize the results of the “Summer Scorecard Program” for reversing childhood obesity; (9) Describe the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP) for low-income high school students; and (10) Discuss the web-based medical education program for school personnel in Louisville, KY.

Table 1
SESAMM: Youth leadership development around eating smart and moving more
Michelle Futrell, MS RD LDN, Kathy Andersen, MS RD, Janice Ezzell, MS and Thearon Mckinney, PhD
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Middle school students' perceptions of an arts-based after-school program: Focus group results
Sara Corwin, MPH, PhD, Willie H. Oglesby, MSPH, PhD(c), Blythe Scott, MPH, Jason D. Coleman, PhD, MSPH and Kara Montgomery, MEd, DrPH
Table 4
Future nurses of America
Myrtle Nunn, BSN,RN, Johnnie A. Lee, MPH, FACP and Olga M. Brown-Vanderpool, BSN, MPH, MA
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Deep Breath:A School Based Asthma Management Program with Winning Results
Michael S. Kobernick, MD, MS, Jonnie Hamilton, NP and Nancy Mason, NP
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Skin cancer prevention—Fun in the sun: Cool kids cover up
Quynh Ngoc Tran, BS, Angela Chung, BA, Lesly Valbrun, BS, Amineh Wilson, BS, Patti Herring, PhD, RN, Kiti Freier Randall, PhD and Elizabeth Holzhauser, MPH
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Effectiveness of a student assistance program for at-risk secondary students: Results of a two-year study
Sharon T. Wilburn, PhD, CHES, LMHC, Kenneth T. Wilburn, PhD, Dax M. Weaver, MPH, Kathleen Bowles, MAT, EdD (c) and Marcy LaVine, BA
Table 8
VERBTM Summer Scorecard: What characterizes tweens who participate versus those who do not?
Carol A. Bryant, PhD, Julie Baldwin, PhD, David Hogeboom, Leah M. Phillips, MPH, Anita Courtney, MS, RD, Jen Nickelson, MS, RD, Moya Alfonso, MSPH, PhD, Jennifer French, MPH, Kelli McCormack Brown, PhD and Robert J. McDermott, PhD
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Enhancing diversity in science and health professions: A university/high school biomedical pipeline partnership
Marilyn A. Winkleby, MPH, PhD, Judith Ned, EdD, Nell Curran, BA, Alana Koehler, BA, Kathleen Fagliano, Dale Lemmerick, Elodie Escobar, BA, Destinee Cooper, BS, Earle Hall, BA, MA, MS and David Ahn, PhD
Table 10
Addressing medical needs of students: A web-based program that increases capacity through the education of teachers and other school personnel
Ruth L. Carrico, PhD, Bonnie Ciarroccki, MAT CHES, Laura Donahue, ARNP, Genevieve Mulkins, ARNP and Carla Judd, ARNP

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: School Health Education and Services

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