3067.0 Health Education and Promotion in Health Care: The Role of Health Care Providers

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session highlights initiatives that incorporate health education and promotion into medical care settings. The role of health care provider as patient educator is explored, along with the benefits and challenges faced and outcomes observed.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the role of health care providers as health educators. 2. Compare patient education techniques across disciplines. 3. Analyze strengths and weaknesses of integrating health education into medical care.
Heather Ranhofer, MS, PhD candidate

9:24 AM
Are primary care physicians missing opportunities for primary prevention?
Harrison T. Ndetan, BSc, MSc,MPH, DrPH, Marion Willard Evans, DC, PhD, CHES, John Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, Cathleen Kearns, BA and Clark Walker, BS, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

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