3352.0 Beyond Non-Traditional Borders to Health Education

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session will focus on dealing with public health education and health promotion in non-traditional settings with specific, sometimes hard-to-reach populations. Topics to be covered in this session include the use of online learning with the integration of face-to-face teaching in public health education, dealing with prison health issues, and increasing scientific literacy for deaf high school students.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, the participant will be able to: (1) describe current and future trends of online learning integration with face-to-face instruction in public health education (2) compare approaches and results from health promotion in difficult settings (3) Describe ‘considerate text’ as a means of conveying health information to persons with low reading levels

2:30 PM
Public health education beyond borders: Online learning and its integration with traditional classroom teaching
Veronica Acosta-Deprez, PhD, Noushin Khoiny, MPH-C, Cindy Gotz, MPH, Shirley Jensen, RN, PHN, MPH-C and Curtis Bonk, PhD
3:00 PM
Increasing Scientific Literacy about Addiction for Deaf High School Students
Elizabeth Eckhardt, LCSW, PhD, Marjorie F. Goldstein, PhD, Patrice Joyner-Creamer, MSW, Roberta S. Berry, MFA and Heather L. Paradise, BFA
3:15 PM
Reaching Beyond Health and Education Borders: Addressing the Needs of the Whole Child
Beth Stevenson, MPH, Diane Edith Allensworth, PhD and Theresa Lewallen, MA, CHES

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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