Health Literacy Decision-Making and Prostate Cancer Knowledge of Rural African American Men in Alabama

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623497
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Health Literacy Decision-Making and Prostate Cancer Knowledge of Rural African American Men in Alabama
Author(s):
Hooper, Gwendolyn L.; Oliver, JoAnn S.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Epsilon Omega
Author Details:
Gwendolyn L. Hooper, PhD; JoAnn S. Oliver, PhD -- Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Abstract:

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in African American men. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening now promote shared decision making. This qualitative study found evidence of provider/patient communication barriers, low literacy rates and lack of knowledge regarding prostate cancer in a rural Alabama setting.

Keywords:
Health Literacy; Prostate Cancer; Shared Decision Making
Repository Posting Date:
25-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
25-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST618
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleHealth Literacy Decision-Making and Prostate Cancer Knowledge of Rural African American Men in Alabamaen_US
dc.contributor.authorHooper, Gwendolyn L.en
dc.contributor.authorOliver, JoAnn S.en
dc.contributor.departmentEpsilon Omegaen
dc.author.detailsGwendolyn L. Hooper, PhD; JoAnn S. Oliver, PhD -- Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623497-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in African American men. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening now promote shared decision making. This qualitative study found evidence of provider/patient communication barriers, low literacy rates and lack of knowledge regarding prostate cancer in a rural Alabama setting.</span></p>en
dc.subjectHealth Literacyen
dc.subjectProstate Canceren
dc.subjectShared Decision Makingen
dc.date.available2017-10-25T16:48:48Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-25-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-25T16:48:48Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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