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March 18, 2015 – Two Presenter – “A Translation of the ‘Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Offering Useful Tools’ Intervention into a Primary Care Setting.” & “Understanding and Addressing STDs in Omaha: The Adolescent Health Project.”

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds

Two presentations:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
12:00-1:00 pm
MCPH 3013

“A Translation of the ‘Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Offering Useful Tools’ Intervention into a Primary Care Setting.”

Asia Sikora Kessler, PhD

Asia Sikora Kessler, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social, & Behavioral Health
College of Public Health

Objectives:

  1. Understand caregiver stress and burden in contrast to non-caregivers, with specific focus and Alzheimer’s caregivers
  2. Identification of existing Alzheimer’s caregiver interventions to reduce stress and burden
  3. Results from a pilot study to reduce Alzheimer’s caregiver stress and burden in a primary care setting

 

“Understanding and Addressing STDs in Omaha: The Adolescent Health Project.”

Melissa Tibbits, PhD
Melissa Tibbits, PhD

Melissa Tibbits, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social, & Behavioral Health
College of Public Health

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the prevalence and public health implication of STDs in Omaha
  2. Describe the results of an environmental scan of STD prevention and treatment services
  3. Explain how the environmental scan results were used to develop evidence-informed interventions

 

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