142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthcare Outcomes and Quality of Life

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
How to promote quality of life is essential in outcomes research conducted among older adults. These presentations will evaluate the experience and infrastructure needed to disseminate and sustain an evidence-based exercise program in Texa; how social support affects patient outcomes after joint surgery; development of a clinical database to track clinical care processes and outcomes; and explain the components of severe sepsis bundle and its utility in patient outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe the purposes and intervention components of the Texercise program; Identify the infrastructure needed to disseminate and sustain an evidence-based program Identify differences between study participants with and without social support prior to TJR surgery Describe development of standardized database for evaluation of process and outcomes data Explain components of severe sepsis bundle
Susan Hannum, Ph.D.

Texercise: A Multi-Component Lifestyle Enhancement Program for Older Texans
Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH, Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, Luohua Jiang, Doris Howell, MPH, Shuai Chen, MS and Alan Stevens, PhD
Adherence to Early Resuscitation Bundle for Severe Sepsis; a multi-hospital system review
Rosemarie P. Linton, MPH, Kevin D. Masick, PhD, Carol Cross, MBA, Marcella De Geronimo, MS, Yosef Dlugacz, PhD and Anne Marie Fried, RN, DNP
Discursive Representations of the Meaning of Finitude in 'Cancer Survivorship'
Susan Hannum, Ph.D., Katherine Clegg Smith, PhD, Kisha Coa, MPH and Ann C. Klassen, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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