5080.0 Public Health Nursing Research III

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to present 4 examples of public health nursing research. The studies address: methods and findings from investigations with vulnerable populations including Northern Plains Tribes American Indian women, adolescents exposed to gang violence, community health workers, and American Indians with cancer. The papers will contribute to the growing body of public health nursing research and provide information for nurses in practice, education, and research settings.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe methodology, results, & health care implications derived from this mixed-methods study conducted with Northern Plains Tribes American Indian women. 2. Describe the experiences of adolescents who were exposed to gang violence. 3. Describe the essential elements of human subjects’ protection education necessary for community health workers. 4. Describe disparities in cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment for American Indians.
Sarah Ailey, PhD, RNC

8:30 AM
8:45 AM
Psychological Consequences to Adolescents' Exposure to Gang Violence
Sarah E. Kelly, RN, PhD, Debra Anderson, RN, PhD and Ann Peden, DSN, ARNP-CS
9:15 AM
Cancer-Related Symptom Management in American Indians: Focus Group Findings from Arizona
Felicia Schanche Hodge, DrPH, Mary Cadogan, DrPH, APRN, BC, Betty Chang, PhD, Kathryn Coe, PhD and Suzanne Kotkin-Jaszi, DrPH

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

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

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

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