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Poverty and Health

Program Date & Time:
May 13, 2018
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
3.00
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
2.00
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
1.00
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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

Objectives

At the 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.
Disclosures
No disclosure available
Credits Available
  • SC AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Health Professions Students, AHEC Scholars (Out of State)
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Educators/Other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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