An examination of emergency contraceptive use by midwestern college students using the integrated behavioral model
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe the mechanism of action of emergency contraceptives. Explain the difference between emergency contraception and abortion. Discuss the impact of lack of knowledge of emergency contraception on college student use.
Keyword(s): Contraception, Sexual Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I obtained my Ph.D. in Health Education at The University of Toledo, 2013 and MPH in epidemiology, 2005. I was project director for an interdisciplinary research grant targeting high risk drinking by college students. I presented at Ohio SOPHE in 2011 "Using Health Communication Strategies to Reduce High Risk Drinking among College students." I am co-evaluator on a diabetes grant addressing minorities in Toledo, Ohio. I have taught in higher education for 7 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.