234239 Planning and Advocating for Public Health Education under Public Law 11-148: Opportunities and Strategies for Prevention Education

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Regina A. Galer-Unti, PhD , School of Public Health, Walden University, Urbana, IL
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) provides opportunities and challenges to individuals working in public health education. This presentation conveys innovative strategies for the implementation of public health education programs funded in health care reform. In addition, innovative approaches to public health education that were funded by monies from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will be discussed. Finally, the presentation also provides tactics for advocacy for programs and monies.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss innovative ways to implement public health education programs funded by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2. Explain strategies for advocacy to protect these program and funding

Keywords: Funding, Health Reform

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to give this presentation because I am a health educator, have expertise in advocacy for public health programs, and have actively engaged in health education program work.
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.