3200.0 Community Health Planning and Policy to Address Disease Impact

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will evaluate the effectiveness of regional health partnerships in carrying out community health assessments, planning, and initiatives. It explores potential challenges when engaging in community-based organizational development.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Understand the value of prevention to population health. Describe components needed to develop a comprehensive health improvement plan. Discuss recommendations to prevent death and disability on a population-wide scale.
Jill Rissi, PhD

Evaluating policy advocacy: Lessons from an environmental policy initiative in California
Mary Kreger, Dr PH, Claire Brindis, DrPH, Abigail Arons, MPH, Marion Standish, JDL and Sarah L. Schwartz, MPH
Developing a comprehensive prevention action plan to improve population health in North Carolina
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH, Mark Holmes, PhD and Jennifer Hastings, MS, MPH
Effectiveness and Challenges of Regional Community Health Planning Partnerships in Nebraska
Li-Wu Chen, PhD, Sara Roberts, MPH, Michelle Lampman, MA, Liyan Xu, MS and David Palm, PhD
Age, Sex, Health Status, and Health Insurance as Predictors of Health Care Access
Won Ju Hwang, MPH, RN, Dal Lae Chin, RN, MSN, Hyunjung Kim, MSN, RN and OiSaeng Hong, PhD, RN

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Social Work

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