5076.0 Health Promotion and Injury Control

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
Injuries, both intentional and unintentional, continue to account for many deaths in the US every year. This session will describe community-based interventions, including benefits and challenges associated with implanting such interventions, to address injuries. This session will also discuss the use of screening and brief interventions in trauma settings.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session, the participant will be able to: 1. Discuss why community-based injury prevention efforts are more effective. 2. Identify online resources of implementing screening and brief intervention tools in trauma settings.
M. Elaine Auld, MPH,CHES

8:30 AM
Community mobilization for HIV prevention: An evaluation of individual and collective action in a rural South African intervention
Abigail M. Hatcher, MPhil, Chris Bonell, PhD, James Hargreaves, PhD, Godfrey Phetla, MA, Vicki Strange, PhD, John Porter, MD and Paul Pronyk, MD
9:00 AM
Get alarmed and get going: Increasing community capacity for fire safety
Kathryn L. Wesolowski, BS and Susan M. Connor, PhD
9:15 AM
Predictors of improved self-reported competence associated with a statewide, mass casualty burn disaster continuing education program in Kansas
Ruth Wetta-Hall, RN, PhD, MPH, MSN, Gary D. Jost, MD, FACS, Robin E. Crowe, MA, Rhonda Henley, RN and Sheila Knoefel, RN
9:30 AM
Providing training in screening & brief intervention for trauma care providers: Lessons learned
Chris Dunn, PhD, Craig Field, PhD, MPH, Heidi A. Hotz, RN, Bonnie McCracken, NP, Dan Hungerford, DrPH, Thomas Stegbauer, MBA and Thomas M. Brady, MPH, 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

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