3128.0 Addressing the Critical Role of CHWs, Promotores(as) and CHRs in Urban, Rural and Tribal Settings

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM

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Developing a conceptual framework of the community health worker role with hypertension related behavior change
Carina Katigbak, MS, APRN-BC, Nancy VanDevanter, DrPH, RN, Rhodora Ursua, MPH, Leonida Gamboa, BS, David E. Aguilar, MA, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN, Nadia Islam, PhD and Mariano Rey, MD
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Mobile Technology for Community Health (MoTeCH): A comprehensive health information system for community health officers
Allison Stone, MHS, Margaret Schmitt, BA, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, MD, MPH, MPP, James F. Phillips, PhD, Francis Yeji, Msc and Bruce MacLeod, PhD
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Evaluation tool to assess the impact of CHWs: A community-based doula model
Rachel Abramson, RN, MS, IBCLC, Sarah Kerch, BS, Jeretha McKinley, BA and Molly Chappell-McPhail, MSW, CD(DONA)
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Promoting cancer awareness in underserved communities throughout Tampa Bay, Florida: Showcasing the benefits of natural helpers
Maisha Kambon, MPH, Coni Williams, MS, Johnetta Goldsmith, MA, Kara McGinnis, BA, Margaret L. Walsh, MPH, B. Lee Green, PhD, MEd, Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, Julie Baldwin, PhD and Kevin Sneed, PharmD
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Metrics for Evaluating Community Health Workers: Challenges and Opportunities
Ephraim Shapiro, PHD, MPA, MBA, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Nadia Islam, PhD, Rhodora Ursua, MPH and Mariano Rey, MD

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Organized by: Community Health Workers
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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