Using the Spectrum of Prevention Model to Design a Personal Sexual Health Kit Online Ordering System

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Title
Using the Spectrum of Prevention Model to Design a Personal Sexual Health Kit Online Ordering System
Author
Tracy Sanchez Romero Rios
Emily Holdner
Date
28 May 2020
Type
Image; StillImage
Identifier
aes/199
Language
eng
Abstract
<p>Background: The majority of college students are sexually active, but nearly half are not using safer sex practices, such as consistent condom use. These un-safe practices potentially lead to unintended pregnancies and can increase rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and long-term sequelae thereof. Purpose: This project aims to apply the Spectrum of Prevention model to develop a proposed project for a Personal Sexual Health Kit Online Ordering System at Western Oregon University (WOU). Methods: Informed by a review of the literature related to STI prevention on college campuses, and discussion with national leaders in this field, we developed an intervention that uses the Spectrum of Prevention as a framework to support the implementation of a Personal Sexual Health Kit Online Ordering System. Outcomes: The developed intervention can be implemented on the WOU campus and can be used as a model for other universities seeking to decrease stigma around sexuality and improve the health of their students. Implications: By addressing the Spectrum of Prevention, this project works at all levels to reduce stigma around sexuality and sexual health. In addition, we expect to see a reduction in STI rates among college students on campuses implementing this intervention.</p>
Description
<p>This presentation was delivered on May 28, 2020 at Western Oregon University Academic Excellence Showcase (Monmouth, OR).</p>
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Department
Nursing
Faculty Sponsor
Angela Docherty