3451.0 Rural Health: Needs and Initiatives

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss health disparities present in rural communities. 2. Identify strategies for reaching rural populations to improve health behaviors and outcomes.
Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, CHES

4:30 PM
Implementation and evaluation of the Maine HeartSafe Communities Initiative
Ruth Dufresne, MS, Danielle Louder, BS and Sara L. Huston, PhD
4:45 PM
Use of prescription medications obtained from nonmedical sources among immigrant Latinos in the rural southeastern US
Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES, Eun-Young Song, Jami Leichliter, PhD, Fred Bloom, PhD, Aaron T. Vissman, MPH, Mary Claire O'Brien and Jorge Alonzo, JD
5:00 PM
Rural Healthy People 2010, 2020, and Beyond: The Need Goes On
Gail R. Bellamy, PhD and Jane N. Bolin, PhD, JD, RN
5:15 PM
Meeting Occupational Healthcare Training Needs for Isolated Mining- and Energy-Impacted Communities: An Interprofessional Approach Anchored in a Rural School of Pharmacy
Suzanne Clark, RPh, PhD, David Hunt, PhD, Kem Krueger, PharmD, PhD, Carol J. Hermansen-Kobulnicky, RPh, PhD, Jodi Renee Schilz, MS and Pamela Clarke, PhD
5:30 PM
Patient And phaRmacist Telephonic Encounters (PARTE) in an underserved rural asthma patient population: Results of a pilot study
Henry N. Young, PhD, S. Nadra Havican, BSPharm, RN, BCPS, Betty Chewning, PhD, Christine Sorkness, PharmD and Joshua M. Thorpe, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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