5194.0 Health Promotion and Health Education for Diseases and Conditions

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 2:30 PM
Health education and health promotion is a broad term which incorporates planning, implementing, and evaluation many types of interventions. This session will discuss health education/health promotion programs targeting diabetes, the process of passing a health policy, factors associated with the intent to call 9-1-1, where and how communication can be used to impact smoking behaviors of adolescents, and a theoretical model of walking duration.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify new strategic techniques to implement health education and health promotion programs. 2. Describe theorectical and policial models for sucessful interventions.
Lisa M. Carlson, MPH, CHES

2:30 PM
Know your abc's: An effective diabetes health promotion program for people who are medically underserved
Dewana Allen, MPH, John Yannessa, PhD, Edwin C. Marshall, OD, MPH and Kelli Barker, MSW
3:00 PM
Factors contributing to awareness of the necessity to call 9-1-1 for stroke symptoms in residents from Upstate, New York
Janine M. Jurkowski, PhD, MPH, Dayna M. Maniccia, MS, Steven J. Samuels, PhD, Deborah A. Spicer, RD, MPH and Barbara A. Dennison, MD
3:15 PM
Theoretical model of US walking duration and validation using 2003 American time use survey data
Tracy Lynn Washington, MA, Ida Van Schalkwyk, MS, Simon Paul Washington, PhD and Catrine Tudor-Locke, PhD
3:30 PM
Mealtime conversations: Does one family meal a week make a difference in the prevention of and attitudes concerning smoking behaviors?
Laura V. Bland, Dixie L. Clayton, Sabra J. West, Jessica L. Muilenburg, PhD, William D. Johnson, PhD and Lucy Annang, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Gerontological Health

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