142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Cultural Competency in Health Communication (organized by HCWG)

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is explore strategies to address cultural competency in public health communication. Cultural competency in health communication is relevant and important to the successful translation of effective interventions to diverse populations.
Session Objectives: Describe the potential reach of the National CLAS Standards as a strategy for addressing health disparities. Analyze the potential role of cultural competency training for health care providers in reducing healthcare disparities.
Mario Browne, MPH, CHES

Factors associated with HIV and Sexual Communication among Hispanics/Latinos
Euna August, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Nili Larish, MPH, Chassidy Hanley, MPH and Jo Ellen Stryker, PhD
Design and efficacy of a multilingual, multicultural HPV vaccine education intervention
Armando Valdez, PhD, Alvaro Garza, MD, Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, Marilyn A. Winkleby, MPH, PhD, Susan Stewart, PhD and Chi-Ah Chun, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Public Health Social Work, Community Health Workers

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