Addressing barriers to mammography for women with intellectual disabilities
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe 3 barriers and 3 facilitators to regular mammography screening for women with intellectual disabilities Discuss at least 2 strategies for increasing the rate of mammography screening amongst women with intellectual disabilities
Keyword(s): Breast Cancer Screening, Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a primary care physician and researcher and I have been PI of several federally funded studies that address primary care access and cancer screening for adults with intellectual disabilities. My primary research interest is increasing primary care access for disability and low literacy populations, with a focus on women with intellectual disabilities. I have published several papers related to cancer screening for women with intellectual disabilities, though this study is unpublished.
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.