3355.0 Diversity, Disparity and Inclusivity

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session features a discussion of the ways that social inequality harms, and social equity improves the publicís health. Using grass roots methodology techniques for developing wellness programs for the disadvantaged populations will be discussed.
Session Objectives: List two viable methods when developing a grass-roots approach for a culturally acceptable wellness program. Discuss three barriers to health care access for marginally disadvantaged populations.

2:30 PM
Disparities in health care access and utilization for individuals who are homeless
Rhoberta Jones Haley, PhD, RN, FNP and Kristin R. Woodward, BSN, RN
3:10 PM
Perceptions of barriers to medication adherence in hypertensive African-Americans: The stress associated with everyday living
Lisa M. Lewis, PhD, RN, Pheobie Askie, BSN Student, Shirley Randleman, BS and Brenda Shelton-Dunston, MPH
3:30 PM
A grass-roots approach to develop a Hispanic wellness curriculum in rural Idaho
Leonie L. Sutherland, PhD, RN, Dawn M. Weiler, PhD, APRN-ANP, Molly Prengaman, MS, RN,FNP, Matthew Keifer, MD, MPH, Linda Powell, MS, CPT and Lesley Hoare, MS

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services, Women's Caucus

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

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