3062.0 Issues in Sexual and Reproductive Health

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
This section includes presentations examining various aspects regarding sexual and reproductive health. Presentations will discuss barriers for physicians regarding the HPV vaccine; the effect of an educational intervention to increase physician knowledge about HPV vaccination; the successes and challenges of implementing a statewide folic acid education and vitamin distribution project; and relationships between abstinence education and comprehensive curriculum content.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session, the participant will be able to: (1) Determine the effectiveness of an HPV vaccination educational program for physicians; (2) Identify strategies for implementing a statewide education and distribution campaign; (3) Identify risk factors associated with pregnancy outcomes; (4) Understand of the current debate between abstinence and comprehensive sexuality education.

8:30 AM
Barriers to HPV vaccination by physicians and the effectiveness of an educational intervention
Julie Suzuki-Crumly, MS, Mazi Abdolrasulnia, PhD, George C.D. Griffith, BS, Priya Trivedi, MD, Tim O'Grady, BS and Linda Casebeer, PhD
9:00 AM
Preconception: Who's at Risk for Pregnancy?
Pamela K. Xaverius, PhD, Leigh Tenkku, PhD, Daniel S. Morris, MS and Joanne Salas, BA
9:15 AM
Beyond abstinence-only: Relationships between abstinence education and comprehensive curriculum content
William L. Jeffries IV, MA, Brian Dodge, PhD, Travis Johnson, BA, Michael Reece, PhD, Frank Charlie Bandiera, MPH, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH and Ellen Lopez, PhD, MPH

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, Latino Caucus, HIV/AIDS

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