4319.0 Research to Reduce Health Disparities and Inequities

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session investigates the uses of data to better understand racial and ethnic disparities in health and illness. In addition, the session will help attendees examine the role and utility of evidence based practice in public health. Examples of community based participatory research will be given.
Session Objectives: 1. Name two different forms of knowledge and types of evidence in healthcare and in public health nursing. 2. Identify at least two key variables related to racial and ethnic disparities in health. 3. Identify at least three principles of CBPR applicable to the study of racial and ethnic disparities.
Susan M. Swider, PhD, APHN-BC

2:50 PM
Building community capacity for diabetes self-management in the US-Mexico border region
Marylyn Morris McEwen, PhD, PHCNS-BC and Martha Monroy, MA
3:10 PM
Rural residence, health inequities, and disparities
Melissa Schmidt, PhD, RN and A. Serdar Atav, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Black Caucus of Health Workers, Community Health Workers SPIG, Social Work

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

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