Cervical and breast cancer screening health promotion intervention for women with intellectual disabilities
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe an intervention to increase knowledge of women with intellectual disabilities about cervical and breast cancer screenings. Describe knowledge increases of women who received the original intervention, a revised intervention, or no intervention. Discuss ways disability and health professionals can encourage preventive health screenings for this population.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as the principal or co-principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants related to the health, health care, and well-being of individuals with disabilities and their families. I served as the principal investigator of a three-year randomized controlled trial evaluating an intervention to promote cervical and breast cancer screenings among women with intellectual disabilities.
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.