5035.0 Role of prevention in advancing women’s health

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
An ounce of prevention is better than a bushel of cure is the underlying theme of this session. The advantages and necessity of providing preventive services for women will be discussed.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the role of prevention in improving womens health. 2. Describe the various types of preventive strtegies and their advantages in improving the health status of women.
Sarah Gareau, DrPH, MEd, CHES

Attitudes toward Pregnant Women who Consume Alcohol Scale: Development and initial psychometrics
Bridget Hanson, PhD, Rebecca Porter, MS, Alexandra Edwards, BA (Hons) and Sherilyn Romanik, MA

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Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)