3126.0 Addressing Social, Health & Cultural Disparities in Community Health Planning

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: - Discuss social and economic factors that impact health status and health disparities - Identify strategies for integrating self-esteem promotion and violence prevention into public health initiatives - Describe components involved in developing culturally and linguistically competent programs for underserved communities
Christina Perez, MN, FNP, RN

11:10 AM
Place Matters for Health: Using Locally-Tailored Community Health Equity Reports to Compel Action to Eliminate Health Inequities
Brian Smedley, PhD, Michael Scott, Kitty Richards, John A. Capitman, PhD, Felecia Eaves and Jermane Bond, PhD
11:30 AM
Hepatitis B in the Asian-American Community
Tamara R. Brickham, MPH, Chiehwen Ed Hsu, PhD, MS, MPH, Shiou- Bih Yang, RN, Whey May Shen, RN, Shane Chen, BS, Shahnaz Ajani, BA, Cynthia Turner, MS, SV(ASCP) and Marlene L. McNeese-Ward

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

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