5062.0 Intervening to improve the health of children

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
Presentations in this session will compare the advantages and disadvantages of using either PEDS or ASQ in community health clinics and demonstrate usability and effectiveness of evidence based screening tools in a predominantly lower SES Latino population. Presenters will also describe what constitutes middle-childhood as a distinct and potentially critical developmental period and will explain the utility of group-specific models in assessing social status risk.
Session Objectives: To Evaluate Preventative Interventions to Reduce Child Health Inequalities among Disadvantaged Groups Identify the importance of the follow up and evaluation of developmental screening efforts in community health clinics Articulate culturally and linguistically effective strategies and key findings based on quantitative and qualitative analyses.
Hani Atrash, MD, MPH
Gloria L. Krahn, PhD, MPH

8:50 AM
Importance of evidence based developmental screening in community health clinics that serve low SES Latino population
Gowri Madhavan, MPH, Eric G. Walsh, MD, MPH and Conchita L. Del Mundo, MD, FAAP
9:30 AM

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Public Health Nursing

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