Heart Checks: Preventing cardiovascular disease in young adults
Kate E. Gawlik, DNP, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Heart Checks are brief cardiovascular screenings that combine targeted biometric screenings with cardiovascular risk reduction counseling. The planning, execution, and evaluation processes necessary for large scale implementation of Heart Checks will be discussed.
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
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Cardiovascular Health Promotion
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30,000 people: What we have learned about population health Gawlik, Kate E. (2016-03-21)Session presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: Purpose: The Million Hearts educational program revolves aroundusers completing ten cardiovascular screenings in the community. The Million Hearts screenings are meant to ...
Behavioral counseling promotes diet quality and reduces cardiovascular risk factors in residents of rural Appalachia Kang, JungHee; Moser, Debra K.; Lennie, Terry A.; Biddle, Martha (2016-09-26)Session presented on Monday, September 19, 2016: The purpose of this study is to investigate whether an intensive self-management intervention for CVD risk reduction (HeartHealth) improved diet quality and risk factors ...
Advancing Million Hearts TM: Interprofessional education and practice initiatives to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes across the U.S. Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek (2013-12-19)Session presented on: Monday, November 18, 2013: Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of mortality in the United States. In order to raise awareness and provide education as well as resources to prevent morbidity ...
Million Hearts: A platform for promoting population health, education and partnerships in academia Gawlik, Kate E.; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; Graham, Margaret C. (2016-03-17)Session presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Million Hearts is a national initiative launched by the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 by focusing care on ...
Heart Checks: A profile of the college-aged population Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek (2017-10-09)This presentation describes the health, the health behaviors, and the biometric data from a sample of college aged students who participated in campus-wide cardiovascular screenings.