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Health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction in the USVI: State of the science and practice

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Current science and practice specific to health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction in the USVI

        • World Health Organizations Reports
        • Health, United States
        • Healthy USVI 2010
        • BRFSS
current science
Current Science
  • Health of individuals and groups within the United States Virgin Islands
    • Review of the Science
      • Scientific/Scholarly Peer-reviewed Publications
        • Pubmed
          • Caribbean (23,065)
          • Caribbean and nursing (1,1018)
          • Caribbean, nursing and Virgin Islands (19)
current science1
Current Science
  • Health of individuals and groups within the United States Virgin Islands
  • Practice of health care providers in the USVI
      • Caribbean, nursing and Virgin Islands (19)
        • Promoting breast health among women in the USVI (Underwood, et al.)
        • Reducing disparities in breast health (Ramsay-Johnson)
        • Caring for patients with cancer (Stepien)
        • Infant feeding in West Indian women (Corbett)
        • Culture, low key and discreet (Caiger)
        • Responding to nature disasters (Normandin)
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Recommendations for future research

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can.

  • What is known?
  • What do we need to know?
  • How do we begin?
  • What can I do to expand and strengthen the body of science?
  • What can I do to improve practice?
research exemplar
Research Exemplar

Reporting highlights of

community education and community outreach

assessing needs and concerns of communities and groups
Assessing needs and concerns of communities and groups
  • Drafting clinical vignettes and case reports
  • Expert opinion regarding clinical practice
  • Retrospective program evaluation
    •  Post-program evaluation
    • Retrospective pre-test post-test
  • Other 
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Disseminating scholarly outcomes of efforts undertaken to reduce disparities in the United States Virgin Islands

food for thought
Food for thought
  • Dissemination of outcomes for lay and scientific review
    • Case reports, clinical vignettes
    • Scientific review
    • Research reports
    • Educational innovations
    • Program evaluation
    • Community education
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Food for thought
  • Committing your thoughts to paper or disk
  • Writing the vision
  • Outlining your thoughts
  • Refining the draft
  • Submitting the narrative for review
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