A case study on differences on cervical cancer screening knowledge and prevention practices among Latinas at two sites in a community-based participatory randomized control trial in south Florida
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Describe differences among Hispanic/Latina groups in relation to perception of body/women's health, knowledge of HPV and cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening methhods. Describe the CHW/promotores as a cultural/linguistic intervention to increasing access to cervical cancer screening in different Hispanic/Latino communities. Provide evidence on the value of community-based interventions in reaching women at risk for cervical cancer.
Keyword(s): Cancer Screening, Latinas
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have managed this cervical cancer randomized control trial since funding on 2010, and have worked with promotoras/CHWs in Latino/Hispanic groups for over 12 yrs. Of those I also managed the outreach and recruitment activities of the Miami Field Center of the Hispanic Community Health Study-Study of Latinos for 4 years. I am also a certified translator English/Spanish with experience providing technical assistance to local, state, and national groups working with US Hispanics/Latino health disparities.
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.