4423.0 Culturally diverse health related behaviors

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session will discuss how culturally diverse health related behaviors influence advocacy for health and health education. The presenters will examine how we can develop studentsí cross cultural knowledge, skills, and attitudes for interacting with those of different ethnic/racial backgrounds and how we can develop educational materials for individuals who were diagnosed with Sickle Cell disease and breast cancer.
Session Objectives: After the session, participants will be able to discuss barriers of teaching cultural diversity within a non-diverse population, list examples of at least three cultural issues that may affect obstetric care for pregnant women, identify informational needs of adults living with Sickle Cell Disease and their families, and discuss the perceived pros and cons of various breast cancer messages used by African American women.

Teaching cultural diversity in a non-diverse population
Nannette Van Dyke-McDonald, PhD, APRN
Partnership for Culturally Competent Obstetrical Care
Pat McLaine, RN, MPH, DrPH, Adrienne Atlee, MPH, Rosemary Riel, MAA and Karine Nankam

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Vision Care Section, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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