Description: In this webinar, Dr. Ana Abriado-Lanza gives an overview of the break down of the Latino population living in the United States, linking these statistics to breast cancer screening disparities between Latinas and non-Hispanic whites. Through description of relevant evidence-based literature and her own research, Dr. Lanza identifies cultural and structural factors that impact screening rates and breast cancer morbidity and mortality. She concludes by specifying rich areas for future research in addressing Latino health disparities related to cancer screening, smoking, and physical activity.
Date: March 1st, 2016
Recommended Pre-Webinar Reading:
- Breast Cancer Screening Among Dominican Latinas: A Closer Look at Fatalism and Other Social and Cultural Factors
- Why is it important to consider the heterogeneity of Latino groups in the United States?
- What are some of challenges inherent in the concept of acculturation?
- What are the controversies regarding fatalism and cancer screening?
Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (2014 Version)
- Primary Competency Domain: Cultural Competency Skills
- Specific competencies:
1A1, 2A5, 4A2, 4A5, 5A2, 8A4, 8A5
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If you are employed by NYS or a local health department in NYS, we recommend that you register for this course through the NYS Department of Health Learning Management System (DOH LMS).