228329 What are Health Nudges and How Do They Work?

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Tiffani Stevenson, MS , University of Maryland, College Park, MD
This presentation will define health nudges, share some examples of health nudges that help people improve diet and exercise, adhere to medical regimens, and perform other health behaviors, and evaluate the impact of these nudges. Participants will also share examples of health nudges that they know about in their own contexts.

Learning Areas:
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Compare examples of health nudges provided by presenters and in their own programming. Evaluate the impact of health nudges on people's behavior.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have previously prepared handouts and presentations sharing examples of health nudges based on my own review of literature and program plans/evaluations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.