Harvesting from within: Implementing a health ambassador model to educate migrant farmworker women about HPV and cervical cancer
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Explain the procedure for designing a health ambassador pilot program in collaboration with a community partner Describe novel approaches for migrant farmworker centered health education Evaluate the effectiveness of the health ambassador pilot program
Keyword(s): Cancer and Women’s Health, Community Health Workers and Promoters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a certified health educator and current outreach core co-director for the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN).In this role, I am responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of cancer-related outreach/educational activities for medically underserved communities (including farmworkers).I have led two main projects focusing on creating culturally and linguistically appropriate cancer-related educational materials or the Latino farmworker population in the Tampa Bay area.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.