3016.0 Preventing Chronic Disease: Social and Cultural Factors Affecting Health Care in African-Americans

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
Cherie R. Forsha, RN, MSN/MPH, CNS

8:30 AM
Ethnic differences in tobacco use and cessation
Jennifer Hatcher, RN, PhD, Mary Kay Rayens, PhD, Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN and Anita Fernander, PhD
8:45 AM
Addressing the Social Context of Hypertension Management among African Americans using Photovoice methodology
Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD, Andy O'Connor, DO, Ayella Shams, Sheila Patterson, PhD and Teleangé Thomas
9:30 AM
Social and Cultural Factors Affecting African-American Colorectal Cancer Screening Behaviors
Salimah A. Cogbill, BS, Sula M. Hood, BA, Michael Talley, BS, Vetta Sanders-Thompson, PhD, MPH and Nicole Caito, MPH, MS, RD, LD

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

Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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