5205.0 Beyond Translation: Culturally Appropriate Health Communication Initiatives (Organized by HCWG)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will examine the development of health communication initiatives and interventions for minority populations.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify new technology applications that could be applied in cross-cultural settings. 2. Demonstrate how to develop and customize health communication activities for ethnic, racial, and linguistic minority audiences. 3. Explain the role and influence of culturally appropriate education programs in enabling individuals to make health decisions.
Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH

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Eva Fassbinder Brummel, MPH, Ann Conway, MS, MPA, RN and Kyle Mounts, MD, MPH
Native American cancer 101 education modules
Linda Burhansstipanov, DrPH, Paulette Baukol, BS, Dana Kontras, MSN, Kerri Lopez, BS, Linda U. Krebs, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Lynne Bemis, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN and Judith Kaur, MD
Designing an effective CRC screening education intervention with touchscreen kiosks
Armando Valdez, PhD, Marilyn A. Winkleby, MPH, PhD, Rene Salazar, MD, Susan Stewart, PhD and Maria E. Fernandez, PhD
Community and family support for obesity prevention behaviors among Latinos and African Americans
Holley A. Wilkin, PhD, Vikki S. Katz, PhD, Heather J. Hether, PhD and Sandra Ball-Rokeach, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Community Health Workers, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

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