3001.0 Moving Along the Policy Continuum: Smoke Free Homes

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to detail the effectiveness of various efforts, whether through policy or voluntarily to create smoke-free environments. The impact on second-hand smoke exposure, particularly within the home will also be examined.
Session Objectives: Describe various policies to effect smoke-free environments Discuss the ramifications of smoke-free policies and reduction in second-hand smoke exposure
Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD , Kai-Wen Cheng, PhD , Mark A. Gottlieb, JD , Michael K. Ong, MD PhD , Tina Pettingill, MPH and Mary Cramer, RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC

Smoke-free homes: Effect of a community based health promotion program in the Dominican Republic
Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD, Deborah J. Ossip, PhD, Sergio Diaz, MD, Joseph J. Guido, MS, Essie Sierra-Torres, MPH, Zahira Quiñones, MD, MPH, Scott McIntosh, PhD and Susan Fisher, PhD
Potential Savings From Averted Smoking-Related Costs in Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing
Michael K. Ong, MD PhD, Allison Diamant, MD, MSPH, Qiong Zhou, MS, Hye-Youn Park, PhD and Robert Kaplan, PhD
Smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing: A descriptive comparison of the perceptions and experiences of landlords and tenants
Mary Cramer, RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC, Elizabeth Stevens, MA, MPH, Sara Roberts, MPH and Liyan Xu, MS

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

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Environment

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