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Strategic Health Communication to College Students During a Pandemic

Recorded On: 01/12/2021

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Strategic Health Communication to College Students During a Pandemic 

College students during Fall 2020 felt less connected to campus than ever before, and there’s more health information to communicate than ever before. This presentation will provide strategies for campuses to engage and communicate with students during Spring 2021 and beyond. Examples of effective initiatives will be provided.

Session Information 

Format: Live Webinar
Date: January 12, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Release Date: January 12, 2021
Expiration Date: November 1, 2022  

After the expiration date, this webinar will no longer be accessible for viewing or downloading.
CE Credit must be requested by the expiration date.

$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers

Fees are nonrefundable.


Sara Stahlman, MA 
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Nadia Bah
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Intended Audience

  • Health Educator
  • Student

Learning Objectives

After this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Differentiate between current trends and those of the past.
  2. Identify strategies with a higher likelihood of engaging students
  3. Discuss connections with students.

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Sara Stahlman

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Sara Stahlman coordinates UNC Chapel Hill’s Campus Health and CAPS marketing and communication initiatives, including the Healthy Heels social media channels. Prior to this role, Sara worked as a health educator for 5 years at UNC. Sara received an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and her Master’s in Student Development in Higher Education from the University of Iowa where she was also a health promotion intern.  

Nadia Bah

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Nadia Bah is a senior at UNC Chapel Hill studying Media and Journalism. For the past two years, she has served as the communication intern for UNC Campus Health. She brings a unique perspective on both the current student experience and successful health communication trends.

Credit and Disclosures

Types of Credit Available

Refer to the Continuing Education Key.

  • CHES: 1.0/1.0*
  • MCHES: 1.0/1.0*

*Continuing Competency credits, when available, are listed after the total CHES/MCHES contact hours (e.g. CHES: 1.0/1.0)

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

Select the "Contents" tab above (registered users only) for access to the following components. It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test. Credit must be requested by the program expiration date (see "Overview" tab above).

Step 1:  View the webinar video in its entirety.
Step 2:  Complete the mandatory Post-test for CE Credit.
Step 3:  Select the certificate for the type of credit you are requesting. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested. 


Statements and Disclosures

Continuing Education 


Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.0. There are 1.0 Continuing Competency credits available.

Successful Completion/Post Test
It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test immediately after viewing the download.

Conflicts of Interest
A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

All planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use
This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Strategic Health Communication to College Students During a Pandemic
01/12/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
01/12/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes This is the recording of the live webinar held on January 12, 2021
Evaluation Survey
12 Questions
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Attestation of Attendance
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Post-Test for CE Credit
7 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  6/7 points to pass
7 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  6/7 points to pass Successful completion of this post-test (an 80% passing score) is mandatory to receive continuing education credit.
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