4069.0 Health Disparities/Inequities

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session focuses on the Health Disparities and Inequities. It will present research on the development of: gender specific interventions for HIV testing in African Americans; policy efforts to promote equity in access to food outlets; a program to assist low income patient to become active participants in their health care; and to describe factors that influence rural women in the cancer treatment decisions.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the basis of gender specific interventions. 2. Discuss policy strategies that promote equity. 3. Evaluate patient-provider decision making process. 4. Describe the factors that influence cancer treatment decisions for rural women.
Kelly Dunn, PhD, RN, PHCNS, BC

8:50 AM
Food environment and unfair treatment in a multiethnic urban sample
Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, Amy J. Schulz, PhD, Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, Patricia Y. Miranda, PhD, MPH, Graciela Mentz, PhD, Danielle North and Angela Odoms-Young, PhD
9:10 AM
Patient Provider Decision Sharing
Nancy L. Rothman, EdD, RN and Michael Clark, DrNP, CRNP, CNL

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS

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

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