4125.0 Innovative Approaches to Health Education

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
Health educators are beginning to incorporate more innovative approaches in their prevention programs. Often times, innovation is marked by incorporation of technology. In this session, participants will learn more about the role of the internet in health promotion resources and health services. Participants will also be provided an example of the utilization of broadcasting in public health settings. Lastly, this session will present examples of using the media in community-wide initiatives.
Session Objectives: Identify examples of innovative strategies used in health promotion, as well as health services. Describe effective strategies for community-wide health promotion and education using technology and media resources
Theresa K. Jackson, PhD, MPH

10:45 AM
Internet-based health promotion resources on US college websites
J. Jane S. Jue, MD and Joshua P. Metlay, MD, PhD
11:15 AM
Training seniors how to access online health information
Trudy Hall, MPH and Glenda Sneed, MS
11:30 AM
Technology and media: Friend or foe in community-wide health promotion campaign?
Kelly Winjum, MPH, Melissa Preciado, MPH (c), Juan Carlos Belliard, PhD, MPH and Edward McField, PhD, MSA

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Public Health Nursing

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