3185.0 Research and Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will present papers that address research questions and topics in complementary and alternative health practices.
Session Objectives: Describe the complementary health practices presented. Discuss how alternative and/or compelementary health practices can benefit a specific population. Explain how complementary practices can be incorporated into public health.
Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc, PhD (candidate)

Disparities in Access to Acupuncture Care for HIV/AIDS: Even when care is free, women experience decreased access
Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc, PhD (candidate) and Kristen E. Porter, MAc, LicAc
Integrative research: A mixed methods approach to CAM research
Carla Wilson, MA, LAc, DAOM, PhD (candidate)
Testing feasibility, acceptability, and safety of Reiki touch for premature infants
Laura Duckett, BSN, MS, PhD, MPH, RN, Deborah Ringdahl, BA, BSN, MS, DNP, RN, CNM, Kristin McCullough, MS, APRN, CNS, Marla Mills, BSN, MS, DNP, Sue Connor, BSN, MSN, PhD Student in Nursing and Eunice Areba, BSN, PhD Student in Nursing
Andrew Pleasant, PhD

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

Organized by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by: Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community

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