3026.0 Health & Wellness Promotion for People with Disabilities

Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
Presenters will describe and present findings from two health promotion efforts for people with disabilities, one focusing specifically on physical activity and nutrition and the other on general health promotion, and each dealing with a specific disability population. Another presentation presents evidence for expanding health promotion efforts to a new venue, vocational rehabilitation settings. A fourth presentation applies a theoretical framework to the problem of underutilization of preventive services by women with disabilities.
Session Objectives: Identify major areas of ongoing research in health promotion for people with disabilities. Describe successful and potential health promotion strategies for people with disabilities.

8:48 AM
Transtheoretical model applied to receipt of clinical preventive services by women with mobility impairments
Jana J. Peterson, MPH, PhD, Rie Suzuki, PhD, Emily S. Walsh, MPH, CPH and Gloria L. Krahn, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Gerontological Health, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus

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

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