Online Program

Prevention and public health in clinical practice

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This contributed session offers a variety of presentations related to prevention and public health issues found in clinical practice. Topics include trends in men’s and women's health screenings, screening for prostate cancer, BMI of special populations, the relation of over the counter medication combined with alcohol and kidney disease, and infection control in outpatient settings. These presentations may be of interest to those involved in primary care, conservative care, integrative, complementary, or alternative care, and those in the ambulatory health care environment.
Session Objectives: Discuss prevention and public health issues in clinical practice.
Kim Khauv, DC MPH

Should chiropractors screen for prostate cancer: Controversy, risk and benefits of prostate-specific antigen test   
Harrison T. Ndetan, MSc,MPH, DrPH, Ronald Rupert, MS, DC, Sejal Savani and Deepthi Gandhiraj, MBBS
Early diagnosis of kidney disease: The role of acetaminophen and alcohol consumption, other predispositions   
Harrison T. Ndetan, MSc,MPH, DrPH, Ronald Rupert, MS, DC and Rani Jayswal, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Oral Health, APHA-Student Assembly, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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