Implementation of a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program in an Afterschool Setting by Nursing, Pre-Med and Public Health College Students
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related nursing
Identify the key components of a childhood obesity prevention program implemented in an afterschool setting. Describe how an afterschool program for elementary students can assist in the prevention of childhood obesity. Explain the role nursing and pre-med students have in implementing primary prevention programs in community-based settings. Explain the role of nursing, pre-med, and public health students in the implementation of childhood obesity prevention programs. Identify the difference in experiences as reported by the nursing, pre-med, and public health students as they relate to the implementation of GOAL U.
Keyword(s): Child Health, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified because I helped to write the paper and worked on the poster. I have background in nutrition science and public health. I have a BS in Applied Health Sciences, Public Health, a minor in Nutrition Science and am working on my MPH in behavioral, social and community health. I am also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
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.