5133.0 Issues in Global Public Health

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session provides four presentations about research with Spanish speaking residents in the United States and lay workers in Nicaragua. The results can be used to design multidisciplinary studies, as well as primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the cultural factors that influence sexual risk behavior of Hispanics and antibiotic misuse of Latin American residents in the United States 2. Describe the educational and support needs of lay workers in isolated areas of Nicaragua 3) Discuss the methods used to collect and analyze data from individuals who do speak only their native language and those who are bilingual.
Margaret Beaman, PhD, RN-BC

Traditional gender roles and substance abuse, intimate partner violence and risky sexual behaviors among a community sample of Hispanic women
Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, Nilda P. Peragallo, DrPH, NP, FAAN and Brian McCabe, MS
Measuring the health outcomes of an e-health communication project in rural Nicaragua
Elizabeth Keech, PhD, RN and Caitlin Krenek, BSN candidate
Self-indentified learning needs of lay health workers in rural Nicaragua
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN and Katherine Weatherbie
Self Prescription of Antibiotics by Latin Americans in a Clinical Setting
Laura Padilla, MSN, RN, Bernadette M. Longo, PhD, RN, Wei Yang, PhD, MD and Elizabeth Amos, PhD, RN

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

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Social Work

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

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