4366.0 Chronic Disease Management

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
The following important topics related to the management of chronic diseases are covered in this session: the impact of telephone reinforcement on predictors of physical activity maintenance in older adults with osteoarthritis, the relationship between health literacy and health status among participants in a congestive heart failure disease management program, participant satisfaction with remote self-monitoring technology for chronic disease prevention, the prevalence and geographic distribution of depression among Medicare beneficiaries in the District of Columbia, and models for community collaboration and health education in underserved communities.
Session Objectives: 1. Examine predictors of physical activity maintenance among older adults. 2. Assess the feasibility of remote monitoring technology for chronic disease management in rural areas

4:48 PM
Relationship between Health Literacy and Health Status Among Participants in a Congestive Heart Failure Disease Management Program
Kevin Hawkins, PhD, Ronald J. Ozminkowski, PhD, Janelle G. Ekness, MS, Frank G. Bottone Jr, PhD, Cynthia E. Hommer, MSW, LICSW, Richard J. Migliori, MD and Charlotte S. Yeh, MD
5:06 PM
Participant satisfaction with remote self-monitoring technology for chronic disease prevention
Sheree Shapiro, MSc, Melanie Stuckey, PhD(c), Kristin Sabourin, MSc (c), Claudio Munoz, MD, PhD and Robert Petrella, MD, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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