3149.0 Collaborations to Improve Health

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to highlight multi-level collaborative partnerships that have resulted in improved health outcomes, decreased morbidity and capacity building of vulnerable communities and populations. Participants who are interested in using community based participatory action research to improve healthy lifestyles of vulnerable populations such as the elderly; minority families and children affected by asthma; and women and children in medically underserved geographical areas are encouraged to attend. Examples of building individual and community capacity through empowerment, partnership and education will be provided.
Session Objectives: Audiences will be able to identify the different types of collaborations to improve health. Audiences will be able to compare the different types of collaborations to improve health.
Dana D. Hines, MSN, RN

Public health nursing and community collaboration efforts, the village that keeps urban seniors healthy
Vanessa Smith-Doughty, MSN, Katherine K. Kinsey, PhD, RN, FAAN and Patricia Stanley, MSW
Humboldt Park: A Community United to Challenge Asthma
Molly A. Martin, MD and Juana Ballesteros, RN BSN MPH
Multi-level collaboration: H1N1 impact on school absenteeism and school health services
Karen E. Gieseker, PhD, MS, Catherine White, RN, MSN, Kathleen Patrick, RN, MA, NCSN, Tracy Woodall, DVM and Margaret Huffman, ND, RN, MA

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

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

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