Poverty and Health
Date Recorded: 5/13/2018
Last Day to Register: 5/31/2024
Instructional Hours: 3.00
Disclosure Statement: None
Description: In this module, participants apply new concepts through an interactive poverty simulation. The module emphasizes foundational concepts, decision making behaviors, comprehending individual and structural level factors relevant to understanding the complexities of poverty’s role in health, history of clinical and evidence-based research that presents significant implications of social disadvantages among America’s vulnerable populations, and recognizing local and national strategies to address the poverty and health paradox in the US. This material was developed by Joni Nelson, Ph.D., MS, Division of Population Oral Health (DPOH), Medical University of South Carolina, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine as part of Rural Oral Health Advancement and Delivery ThRough InterProfessionalism (ROADTRIP), a Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene grant funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, D85HP28493. (PI: Amy Martin, DrPH, DPOH Director and Professor).
Keywords: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
SC AHEC Scholars $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Health Professions Students, AHEC Scholars (Out of State) $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Educators/Other participants $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Apply new concepts through the interactive poverty simulation that emphasizes foundational concepts decision making behaviors.
Comprehend individual and structural level factors that are relevant to understanding the complexities of poverty’s role and health.
Describe the history of clinical and evidence-based research that presents significant implications of social disadvantages among America’s vulnerable populations.
Recognize local and national strategies to address the poverty and health paradox in the US.

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