5198.0 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention II

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 2:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to address health promotion and disease prevention within four specific populations: persons with developmental disabilities, childhood cancer survivors, adolescents living in tobacco producing regions, and family members of lung cancer patients. It will have relvance to practicing public health nurses, researchers, and educators.
Session Objectives: 1. To identify the unique vulnerabilities of people with developmental disabilities to hazards in the environment. 2. To describe how breast self-exam may be superior to mammography in early disease detection for the childhood cancer survivor. 3. To evaluate specific protective factors for nonsmoking related to mother-daughter communication in adolescents living in tobacco producing regions. 4. To discuss characteristics of smokers who are family members of lung cancer patients.

2:45 PM
Promoting breast self-exam in childhood cancer survivors
Cheryl L. Cox, RN, PhD, Michele Montgomery, MPH, Shesh N. Rai, PhD and Melissa M. Hudson, MD
3:00 PM
Mother-daughter communication: A protective factor for nonsmoking
Pamela A. Kulbok, DNSc, APRN, BC, Peggy S. Meszaros, PhD, Nisha Botchwey, PhD, Ivora Hinton, PhD, Donna Bond, DNP, RN, Nancy Anderson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Viktor Bovbjerg, PhD, Devon Noonan Kahl, PhD, MPH, FNP-C, Starr Vile and Florence Weierbach, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN
3:15 PM
Motivation to quit smoking among relatives of lung cancer patients
Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN, Mary Kay Rayens, PhD, Jennifer Hatcher, RN, PhD and Mei Zhang, MPH, MSN

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

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health

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

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