ACHA attendees give staff update
- Author: Terri Cunningham
- Author: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
The 2010 American College Health Association (ACHA) attendees gained valuable knowledge at this year's conference. During the annual meeting members were able to:
- Gain greater understanding of the health and wellness environments in which they operate.
- Recognize the effect of diverse cultures and experiences on the health of individuals and communities.
- Intergrate college health with the missions of institutions they serve.
- Create opportunities for collaboration and exchange ideas among students and college health professionals.
- Promote research, education, training, and development of collaborative programs that enable college health professionals to provide their students and higher education communities with
- health promotion and disease prevention services - clinical services
- mental health services - consumer services
- Understand principles of public health and how to apply them to college health.
Some of the sessions attended:
- Opening General Session: Student Bodies, Past and Present
- Student Clinic Volunteers in a College Health Center
- Is it Clean? Is is Sterile? Does it Matter? Developing an Outcome-Driven System Approach to Infection Control in Your Health Service
- The Impact of Medication Errors on Quality of Care
- Benchmarking Committee 2010
- Health Care Reform Update
- Quality in College Health: Achieving AAAHC Accreditation
- Campus as Community: Coalition- Building
- Vital Roles for the Primary Care Clinic in a Systems Approach to Students with Mental Health Problems
- Clickers or Posters? Evaluating the Effectiveness of Two Types of Social Norms Media
- Facebook and MySpace on the College Campus
- An Analysis of HITECH and Office Operations
- Improving Customer Service at Your Health Center
- Modified Evidence-or Theory-based Programs on College Campuses Today
- Healthy Campus 2020: What's to come?
- Health Promotion Hot Topics: Why Campus Health Is Indispensable to the Academic Mission: Part 1 &2
- Students' Perceptions of the Impact of Health Concerns Affecting their Academic Performance: Are there Differences between Racial and Ethnic Groups?
After attendees updated staff members on the sessions they attended. They elaborated on what they learned and how what they learned applies to Health Services.
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