3171.0 Collaborations to improve health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
This round-table session focuses on a variety of collaborations found between academic and community groups, state and local health departments, and community agencies. It presents examples of each of these collaborations on topics such as HIV/AIDS, obesity reduction programs, education and treatment for TB, school health, and health care for transgender clients.
Session Objectives: 1. Evaluate the effect of community based programs on health outcomes 2. Decribe the use of community health workers to improve health services to the identified populations. 3. Discuss the different types of collaborations presented.

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Community Based Physical Activity Program: Healthy Charleston Challenge
Sheila O. Smith, PhD, RN, Janis Newton, BA, ASCM fitness specialist, Catherine Ling, PhD(c), RN, FNP-BC and Judith Herrin, Registered Dietitian
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Supermarket model: Individualizing support and housing options for veterans with serious mental illness and complex barriers to care
Katherine T. O'Hara, RN, MPH, CHES, Mary McLaughlin, RN, BSN, MS, Pamela Jackson-Malik, RN, PhD, MBA, Alan Lorry, BS, RPh and Beverly Velasquez, MSW, LSW
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Promoting a tuberculosis free community: One referral at a time
Sandra S. Morano, BA,RN, Olga M. Brown-Vanderpool, BSN, MPH, MA and Anne T. Fountain, MPH
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Promoting Healthy Minds and Bodies of Teenagers Through an Evidence-Based Intervention to Reduce Risky Behaviors and Promote Good Values
Kathleen A. Sternas, PhD, RN, MaryAnn Scharf, EdD, Rosemarie Peterkin, MAT and Janet Summerly, MSN, RN
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Collaborating with community health workers to improve health of a high-risk population
A. Kate Clark, RN, BSN, Ann G. Hershberger, PhD, RN and Pamela A. Kulbok, DNSc, RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

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

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