3404.0 Community-Based Public Health Research and Education as a Tool Across Populations

Monday, November 9, 2009: 4:30 PM
As the population becomes more diverse, practitioners need to be able to address the needs of the community, which they served. This oral session has an eclectic array of presentations regarding the collaboration with diverse communities in language, culture, and religion. Audience will begin to reflect critically on the various identities of community and the role it play in the health of the community.
Session Objectives: Identify specific cultural considerations for health research and education Describe challenges of collaborating with multiple racial/ethnic communities Explain the role of culture in behavioral change

5:15 PM
Caafimaad leh (Healthy Living)
Joan K. Brandt, PhD, MPH, RN, Carol Pavlish, PhD, MS, RN, Jeannine Mueller-Harmon, MS, FNP, RN, Barbara Champlin, PhD, MS, RN and Sahra Noor, RN, MS
5:30 PM
Barriers to exercise in four ethnic groups living with chronic illnesses
Cristina I. Huebner, MA, Kathryn M. Orzech, MA, James Vivian, PhD, Jeffrey Markham Jr., BA, Susan Shaw, PhD, Julie Armin, MA, Ana Vargas, BA, Victor Reyes, Chandy Leverance and Phuong Do

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Black Caucus of Health Workers, HIV/AIDS

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)