5031.0 Public Health Tools

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will discuss the concept of tools used in community engagement and health promotion. It will elaborate on ways that data integration and dissemination affect both program process and patient outcomes.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to: Describe how the strategies used by the field of adult education can inform health communication work. Demonstrate how GIS can be used to effectively communicate data to community leaders and advocates. Explain and demonstrate how to use GIS with multiple data sources to create a risk-characterization tool that can be used to identify areas that should be prioritized for adaptation strategies to reduce the impact of heat waves.

Adult education as a vehicle for health communication
Ariela Freedman, MPH, MAT, Hannah LF Cooper, ScD, SM, Ruth Parker, MD, Kathleen R. Miner, PhD, MPH, MCHES and Katharina Echt, PhD
Heat vulnerability mapping using satellite imagery, census data and mortality data: Case study in Wayne County, Michigan
Jalonne L. White-Newsome, BS, MS, PhD, Marie S. O'Neill, PhD, Shannon J. Brines, MEng, Evan Oswald, Carina Gronlund, MPH, Daniel G. Brown, PhD, Richard Rood and Kai Zhang
Using surveillance data to guide patient care: Lessons learned from integrating the National TB Indicators Project into Cohort Review
Eyal Oren, MS, Kai Young, MPH, Kim Field, RN, MSN, Sheanne Davis, CHES and Masa Narita, MD

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Social Work

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