3000.2 National Prevention and Health Promotion Strategy Listening Session

Monday, November 8, 2010: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
On March 23, 2009, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, enacting comprehensive health reform legislation. In addition to expanding health insurance and expanding preventive services, the bill created the 1) Prevention and Public Health Fund and 2) the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council which is to oversee the development of a national prevention and health promotion strategy. The purpose of the National Strategy is to set specific measurable goals and objectives for improving the health of all Americans via federally-supported prevention, health promotion, and public health programs. Additionally, the Strategy will establish specific timelines and determine accountability for meeting those timelines, within and across Federal departments and agencies. While the Strategy will provide new focus and energy to health promotion and prevention, it will also build on existing federal initiatives, including, but not limited to Healthy People 2020.
Session Objectives: Describe the health promotion initiatives contained within the Affordable Care Act; Analyze the current framework being used to build the National Prevention/Health Promotion Strategy; Provide feedback on the development of the National Prevention/Health Promotion Strategy to ensure that the needs of their constituents are represented; Provide feedback on the implementation plan within the National Prevention/ Health Promotion Strategy to ensure that their constituents are engaged.

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

Organized by: APHA

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

See more of: APHA