4244.0 Emergency, disaster, and risk communication

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
This session will describe risk communication and emergency preparedness strategies for injury prevention, infectious disease, and crises situations in communities.
Session Objectives: 1. Define risk communication strategies for effectively reaching priority populations. 2. Describe methods to engage, mobilize, and increase emergency preparedness in communities.

Board 1
Addressing the real and perceived gaps in emergency preparedness among sub-populations
Elizabeth Ablah, PhD, MPH, Kurt Konda, MA and Kurt Konda
Board 2
Community Circles and Cells: A method for rapidly engaging communities in risk communication feedback
Lauren E. Walsh, MPH, David M. Abramson, PhD MPH and Jonathan J. Sury, MPH, CPH
Board 3
Communication without compromise: Maintaining health education standards during a crisis
Jacqueline Valenzuela, MPH, CHES, Kim Harrison Eowan, MPH CHES and Susan Srabian, MPH
Board 4
Too many questions, too few answers: Understanding the role of uncertainty in coping with a slow-motion technological disaster
Mei-Chen Lin, PhD, Rebecca J. W. Cline, PhD, Jeffrey T. Child, PhD, Tanis Hernandez, MSW, S. Roxanne Hall, MA, Kathryn B. Golson, BA, Jason D. Sabo, BA, Lisa Berry-Bobovski, MA, Ann G. Schwartz, PhD, MPH and John C. Ruckdeschel, MD
Board 6
Effect of risk perception on self-protective behavior for West Nile virus
Craig W. Trumbo, PhD, Emily Zielinski-Gutierrez, DrPH, Raquel Harper, MS, Cindy Kronauge, MPH and Sara Evans, MPH
Board 7
Veterans' perceptions of an influenza vaccination campaign and materials: A user-tested revision of the VA's Infection, Don't Pass it On campaign
Troy Knighton, EdS, LPC, Joy Pritchett, MS, Pamela Hirsch, NP-C, MED, MS, Rebecca Ledsky, MBA, Lisa Tensuan, RN, BSN and Janet Durfee, RN/MSN/APRN

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work