3063.0 Planning and Implementing Health Education Strategies in the Workplace (organized by Worksite Working Group)

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Evaluation of worksite health programs provides an opportunity to reflect and improve programming to workers. In this session we will specifically looking at what has worked and hasn’t worked so well in the area of planning and implementation of worksite health programming. With an eye on improvements, we will discuss future directions of worksite health promotion as it relates to planning and implementation.
Session Objectives: Learning Objectives: • Discuss the progress, knowledge gaps, and future directions of worksite health promotion programming. • Identify innovative directions for incentivizing healthy behaviors and preventive among workers. • Formulate new approaches to planning and implementing health education strategies in the workplace.
Laura Linnan, ScD, CHES

Health at work: The growth, development, and status of worksite health promotion
David M. DeJoy, PhD, Aimee Grigsby, MEd, Mark G. Wilson, HSD and Heather M. Padilla, MS, RD, LD
Characteristics of Customers at Medical Center Farmers' Markets: A Multi-Site Survey
Daniel George, PhD, MSc, Jennifer Kraschniewski, MD, MPH, Liza Rovniak, PhD, MPH, Diana Monroe, MS MCHES and Elizabeth Fiordalis, MA
Multidisciplinary “Healthy Campus” initiative promotes prevention & wellness at the worksite
Michael J. Rush, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, David R. Bright, PharmD, BCACP, Karen R. Colwell, BS, Natalie A. DiPietro, PharmD, MPH and Karen L. Kier, PhD, BCPS, BCACP
Impact of a customized educational program on knowledge and beliefs about influenza and vaccination among working adults
Cori Ofstead, MSPH, Alexandra Dirlam Langlay, PhD, Natalie Mueller, MPH, Bruce Sherman, MD, Gregory Poland, MD and Harry Wetzler, MD, MSPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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