4067.0 Disease prevention across the life span

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session explores strategies for facilitating disease prevention from adolescents to elders. The presenters will examine how to integrate inner-city adolescents into community-based participatory research projects and how community and societal factors influencing older adults' health. Presentations will discuss the findings of a study assessing perceived and actual cardio-metabolic risk of Atlanta-area previous gestational diabetes mellitus within three years of diagnosis and determining the unique contribution of cognitive vulnerabilities to depressive symptoms when adolescents experience stressful life events.
Session Objectives: After the session, the participants will be able to describe a community-based participatory process for developing evidence-based practice questions, identify the fundamental principles of a socio-ecological model, describe the disparities in perceived and actual cardio-metabolic risk in women with previous gestational diabetes, and discuss the contributions of stressful life events and cognitive vulnerabilities to depressive symptoms in adolescents.
Frances Srnka-Debnar, PhDc, MS, RN

Translating research into community interventions: The Community Sexually Transmitted Disease Collaborative
Kathleen A. Baldwin, PhD RN, Thembi Conner-Garcia, MD, MPH, Roberta L. Lyons, MPH, Angela O'Bryant, MSN, RN and Krista Jones, DNP, RN
Perceived and Actual Cardio-metabolic Risk among Women with a Recent History of Gestational Diabetes
Erin Ferranti, RN, MSN, MPH, Sandra Dunbar, RN, DSN, FAHA, FAAN, Carolyn Reilly, RN, PhD, Jennifer Foster, CNM, MPH, PhD, Marji McCullough, ScD, RD, K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA, Thomas Ziegler, MD and Melinda Higgins, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed 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)

See more of: Public Health Nursing