AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title High School STD Awareness Lecture
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 01/2003
Chapter Sanford SOM of University of South Dakota
Project Coordinator AMSA Chapter
Summary of project We go to local and regional high schools and give a presentation to high school students about STD's. The presentation provides information about the various diseases out there and the importance of abstinence and safe sex methods. All methods of contraception are discussed.

Content area Community and Public Health
Number of participants
Participant hours involved hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 0
Project funding Local chapter funds,Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Letters sent to schools.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We have actually been able to coordinate this program into the curriculum for first year students. The first years have two days built into their schedules to allow them to take part in this.