5132.0 HIV Prevention Strategies in the United States

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 10:30 AM
HIV/AIDS continues to be a health issue that plagues populations across the world. In this session, presentations on innovative strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS will be highlighted. In particular, presentations will focus on factors that may promote unsafe practices for preventing HIV, such as adaptive and maladaptive cognitions and alcohol use. This session also includes a presentation on a CDC initiative to address HIV/AIDS prevention by building on past experiences in a particular setting.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe cognitions that promote and inhibit behaviors for HIV/AIDS. 2. Discuss innovative strategies to prevent HIV. 3. Describe the relationships of family planning discussions and STI/HIV knowledge with partner notification of STI/HIV status.

10:30 AM
Taking It to the Pews: Developing and implementing a church-based HIV education and prevention tool kit
Jannette Berkley-Patton, PhD, Carole Bowe Thompson, BS, Eric D. Williams, BA, Sandy Wainright, Andrea D. Bradley-Ewing, MPA, MA, Golden Davis, David Martinez, BA and Sherry Taylor, BA
10:45 AM
Alcohol use as a moderator of HIV prevention intervention efficacy in an African American adolescent female sample
Jessica Sales, PhD, Ralph DiClemente, PhD, Gina M. Wingood, ScD MPH, Eve Rose, MSPH, Jennifer Monahan, PhD, Jennifer A. Samp, PhD and Colleen P. Crittenden Murray, DrPH
11:15 AM
Crossroads of STI/HIV and Reproductive Health Education: Terminating the STI/HIV transmission chain in a resource poor setting
Adejuwonlo Ekundayo, MB,CHB, Olugbemiga Tanilepada Ekundayo, MD, MPH, DrPH, Mario J. Azevedo, PhD, Joyce Buckner-Brown, PhD, MHS, RRT, Gwendolyn Prater, PhD and Sridevi Alla, MBBS

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, School Health Education and Services

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