Online Program

Changing male attitudes about engaging in good health behaviors

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will cover how to reach out to men through engaging programs. What types of health education programs are most relevant to getting male participation? Social media and digital health, what really works? And most importantly, how to get males to participate in health screenings and be more active in their own healthcare.
Session Objectives: Describe different outreach methods for reaching men with health related messages. Identify way to overcome obstacles that men place as a reason not to see medical attention. Demonstrate various outreach methods that have had successful outcomes for reaching men.

Men's motivation for eating and physical activity: Implications for men's health education   
Julie Gast, PhD, MCHES, Hala Madanat, PhD, Jason Leiker, PhD and Amy Nielson, MS
Reaching men to participate in a health screening program   
Wendy Poage, MHA, E. David Crawford, MD and Paul Arangua

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Organized by: Men's Health Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Public Health Nursing, Cancer Forum, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

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

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