Wednesday, July 11, 2007: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Health Beliefs, Power as Knowing and Symptom Management in Women with HIV/AIDS
Learning Objective #1: Blend the Health Belief Model with the Power of Knowing Participation in Change comceptual model to help women with HIV/AIDS effectively manage their symptoms.
Learning Objective #2: Use this eclectic model to formulate symptom specific interventions to mitigate symptoms of HIV/AIDS in women.
The incidence of HIV/AIDS is increasing more in poor underserved women more than any other group world wide. In order for women with HIV/AIDS to effectively manage and hopefully mitigate their symptoms,it is essential that Health Beliefs are examined and then mobilized through the effective use of Power as Knowing Tool to promote positive changes in health care practices to enable mitigate of HIV/AIDS symptoms. Effective symptom management contributes to improved functinal capacity for the woman and the level of family functioning
Organizer:Phyllis Shanley Hansell, EdD, RN, FAAN
Presenter:Phyllis Shanley Hansell, EdD, RN, FAAN