4390.0 Technology Based Approaches to Health Education

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 4:30 PM
Technology has had a profound effect on health, not just in health care services and treatment, but also health education and promotion. Health educators have broadened their horizons with respect the planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs to include activities and strategies utilizing technology. This session explores examples of a technology in a variety of formats.
Session Objectives: Explain ways different new media tools (such as blogs and social networks) can be integrated with prevention efforts. Describe the process and challenges of developing public health messages at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during emerging outbreaks and communicating in real-time to the public through CDC-INFO for purpose of containment

4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Using an Elaborated Model of Health Literacy to Design an Educational Website about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
Christina Zarcadoolas, PhD, Lisa Littman, MD, MPH, Andrea Rothenberg, MS, LCSW, Adam Jacobs, MD, Sarah Rubinstein, MPH, CHES, Rennie Gallo, BS, Bryttney Bailey, BS, Stephanie Poliansky, BS, Mari Umpierre, PhD, LCSW and Rhoda Sperling, MD
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
Bridging the knowledge gap: Making environmental epidemiology understandable and accessible to California communities via an educational website
Elizabeth Hom, MPH, Rubi Orozco, MPH, Marilyn C. Underwood, PhD, Sumi Hoshiko, MPH and Cecile Eclache, BA

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Social Work

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