142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthography that women navigate to access care: From a special populations perspective

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Women and girls use unique and innovative techniques to access much needed health care services. This session spotlights the latest research on tools and strategies that women employ to access health services. Special emphasis is on women and girls facing significant challenges to maintaining social justice in the context of seeking health services, including incarcerated and minority women and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Session Objectives: Describe the health needs of incarcerated women, young women and women seeking health screening services; Identify the neighborhood correlates of barriers to care and plans to use web based applications to reduce the barriers to care; Explain the factors inhibiting womenís ability to share pertinent health information with their providers and tools to improve patient provider communications.

Neighborhood predictors of mammography screening among Latinas in Western Washington
Yamile Molina, PhD, Shirley A.A. Beresford, PhD, Donald L. Patrick, PhD, MSPH, Jesse Plascak, PhD and Gloria Coronado, PhD
Using videos in clinic exam rooms for domestic violence and human trafficking screening
Paula Tavrow, PhD, Mellissa H. Withers, PhD, MHS, Brittnie Bloom, MS and Rebecca Sussman, MPH
You Geaux Girl!, a randomized control trial of an Web-based pregnancy prevention intervention for young African American women
Jakevia Green, MPH, Norine Schmidt, MPH, Jennifer Latimer, MPH, Steffani Bangel, MPH, Taylor Johnson, MPH, Upama Aktaruzzaman, BA, Emily Flanigan, BA, Yewande Olugbade, BS, Aubrey Spriggs Madkour, PhD, Gretchen Clum, PhD, MA, Carolyn C. Johnson, PhD and Patricia Kissinger, BSN, MPH, PhD

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Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Public Health Social Work, Family Violence Prevention Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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