142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Programs

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to indicate potential opportunities to increase access to clinical preventive services for chronic disease through wellness programs, evidence-based coordinated school health programs and other organizations. The audience will learn about the business of administering and sustaining effective health promotion and disease prevention measurable activities. Additionally, this session will provide information on the importance to disseminating outcomes to various communities about chronic disease prevention and health promotion programs
Session Objectives: Describe gaps in employer-offered clinical chronic disease preventive services and identify opportunities for enhancement. Describe the design and implementation of school-based & university health center collaboratives to decrease rates of obesity among Preschool children and their families. Explain effective strategies to managing chronic disease prevention and health promotion programs.

Assessing gaps in employer-offered clinical services for prevention and management of chronic disease in San Diego County
Christiane-Rayna Lopez, MPH, Chesley Blevins, MPH, Deirdre Browner, MPH, Amelia Kenner Brininger, MPH, CPH, Lindsey McDermid, MS, Wilma J. Wooten, MD, MPH and Valerie Nash
Design and Implementation of a Preschool and Parent Health Project: A School-Based & Clinical Services Collaborative
Desiree Mosley, MPH, CHES, Judy Gonzalez, MS, Roberto Trevino, M.D. and Mary Shaw-Ridley, PhD, MCHES

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health

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