142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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SIDS & Infant Mortality: Interventions to Improve Infant Mortality

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will identify several examples of intervention programs designed to increase awareness about SIDS and reduce risk factors contributing to SIDS outcomes.
Session Objectives: By the end of this session, attendees will be able to: Identify strategies to increase awareness of SIDS in a timely and cost effective manner. Demonstrate innovative ways to educate and promote awareness of SIDS by utilizing a variety of approaches Describe intervention examples across the nation for SIDS intervention programs
Lena Camperlengo, RN, MPH, DrPH

Leveraging Social Media to Increase Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness in Los Angeles County (LAC)
Luz Beatriz Arboleda-Babcock, Registered Nurse and Public Health Nurse, Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH and Silvia Prieto
Maternal and Child Health Improvement by Kentucky's HANDS Home Visiting Program
Corrine Williams, ScD, Ibitola Asaolu, MPH, Joyce Robl, EdD(c), MS, CGC, Brenda English, Kylen Smith, MPH, CPH and Tracey Jewell
Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality: Regions IV and VI Results
Ashley Hirai, PhD, Sara Donahue, DrPH, MPH, Vanessa Lee, MPH, David de la Cruz, PhD, MPH, Reem Ghandour, DrPH, MPA, Katherine Flaherty, ScD and Michael Lu, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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