142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Health Promotion in Clinical Practice and Medical Training

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 to explore strategies for the integration of public health promotion and prevention education and training into clinical practices. As the public health arena continues to develop, the integration of health promotion and disease prevention into primary and specialty care setting is vital.
Session Objectives: List three strategies for incorporating public health concepts into health professions training. Describe three ways in which a clinician can bolster public health workforce infrastructure if they have a "public health-infused" education.
Johanna M. Hinman, MPH, MCHES

Integrating Policy and Advocacy in Medical Education
Joanna Michel, PhD in Medical Ethnobotany, Jorge Girotti, PhD, Gary Loy, MD, Katrina Stumbras, MPH student and Brandon Sandine, Public health student
Improving a community-based experience for medical students
Heather Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES, Zoon Naqvi, MBBS,MHPE, EdM, Maria Santos, MD, Cheryl Merzel, DrPH, MPH, Jason J. Fletcher, PhD and William B. Jordan, MD MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Public Health Social Work

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