4291.0 An Epidemiological Approach to Infant Outcomes

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session covers varying topics within general MCH epidemiology. Included are presentations on an oral health program, unmet healthcare needs, risk factors associated with childhood asthma adolescent health and the prevalence of refractive errors.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to: 1. Describe Arizona’s First Things First oral health program targeting expectant mothers and young children. 2. Discuss a mixed method approach to identifying types of health insurance coverage and children’s unmet healthcare needs. 3. Identify prenatal and postnatal risk factors associated with childhood asthma in Canada. 4. Describe racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of refractive errors among first graders in Los Angeles.
Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD

Prenatal and Postnatal Risk Factors of Childhood Asthma
Anne Philipneri, MPH and Shawn O'Connor, PhD
Racial/ethnic differences in the presence of refractive errors among first-graders in Southern California
Gergana Kodjebacheva, PhD, MA, Fei Yu, PhD, Faye Oelrich, CO and Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Social Work

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