3398.0 Health Promotion; Nationally and Internationally

Monday, October 27, 2008: 4:30 PM
This session will focus on health promotion and expanding access to chiropractic care nationally and internationally and the challenges inherent in that endeavor. There will be a presentation on developing a Masters Degree in health promotion and a presentation on expanding prevention practices in teaching clinics.
Session Objectives: 1. Become familiar with evidence based preventive screenings relevant to chiropractic practice 2. Understand strategies on how to develop a curriculum for a masters degree in health promotion. 3. Recognize and evaluate the need to assist and educate national and local health officials on public health issues in 3rd world countries

4:45 PM
Developing a Master's Degree Program in Health Promotion
Christena V. Nicholson, DC, Marion Willard Evans, DC, PhD, CHES and Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES
5:00 PM
Healthy People 2010: Reaching goals through proper behavior modification for overweight and obese patients
John S. Mosby, DC, MD, Karol A. Donaubauer, BA, DC, CCSP and Irene N. Paulavicius, MA
5:15 PM

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Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care

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