Online Program

Finding evidence

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Debbie Pfeiffer, MA, Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Shaina Sowles, MPH, CHES, Health Communication Reseach Lab at the Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
It is appropriate for participants who have basic knowledge of evidence-based interventions and want training to locate resources for evidence-based strategies or programs. This session follows learning from the previous session, defining evidence and includes exercises that provide hands-on applications for finding and selecting an evidence-based chronic disease program. This content addresses challenges with using evidence-based strategies, interventions and policies to improve delivery, acceptance, and effectiveness of chronic disease prevention and control programming. The content focuses on how to use evidence-based recommendations and findings and identifies resources to find effective strategies, programs, and policies.

Learning Areas:

Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Identify sources where they can find evidence-based strategies programs and policies

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I’m a trained Behavioral Scientist with an MPH in Behavioral Science and Health Education and CHES certified. Experience includes working in evaluation/research-based public health practice for the past two years; evaluating policy and environmental change surrounding healthy eating and physical activity; working with minority and medically underserved populations in a variety of settings throughout the United States; working collaboratively with community and public health organizations to develop and deliver evidence-based training for community organizations.
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.