Online Program

Culturally diverse health practices

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session focuses on four diverse cultural groups. The cultural groups that will be discussed include: Buddist nuns coping with chronic illness, poor Latina womens' response to cancer screening, the use of activity in the treatment of Hispanic individuals diagnosed with diabetes, and the methods that are most useful when collecting health information from Muslim women.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the cultural health practices of four different cultural groups. 2. Compare the similarities and differences of the four different cultures presented.
Lisa Campbell, DNP, RN, APHN-BC

From chronically ill buddhist nuns to “happiness promoters”: Learning locally and applying globally   
Sunny Wijesinghe, MS, MPH, RN, PhD and Shihan Wijesinghe, Bsc London, England
Bring a comadre: Motivating poor, uneducated and uninsured Latinas for cancer screening   
Martha Martinez, MSN RNC CNS WHCNP and Luis Velez, MD PhD MPH
Physical activity in hispanic adults with diabetes and their family members   
Jie Hu, PhD, RN, Karen Amirehsani, PhD, FNP-BC, Debra Wallace, PhD, RN, FAAN, Thomas McCoy, PhD, PStat, Sheryl L. Coley, DPH and Kimberly Wiseman, MS

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Vietnam Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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