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Addressing Obesity in Hispanic Families Through a Family Centered Approach: An Educational Intervention for Providers


Abstract Current obesity statistics exceed national goals with Hispanics disproportionately affected. Evidence suggests a family centered methodology focusing on culture can positively improve weight loss, client satisfaction and participation. This project will evaluate use of culturally tailored resources for primary care providers to educate Hispanics on weight loss. Eight providers in a small practice in the Southwestern US were recruited to complete a pre- and postEBPAS tool after an educational session. A BMI form tracked provider use of the fotonovela
intervention against preferred methods. Feedback on time spent educating and overall perception were collected. Four providers completed the pre-EBPAS, three completed the post-, one participate... (more)
Created Date 2018-04-30
Contributor Munson, Megan A. (Author) / Bay, Sarah (Mentor)
Subject Primary Care / Obesity / Family / Patient Education / Hispanic / Fotonovela
Type Text
Extent 84 pages
Language English
Collaborating Institutions College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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