Community Health Assessment: Using Health Models to Explore the Determinants of Health
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- Format: Self-paced
- Price: Free
- Length: 1 hour
- Learning Level: Awareness
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About this course
In this module you will learn that improving the health of populations is complex work and demands that we define health broadly, that we measure all aspects of health – thinking about cause and effect – and that we recognize the fact that the health system is only one part of the solution for improving health.
What you'll learn
After completing the training, you will be able to...
- Identify 5 factors that may impact the health of a community
- Explain the limitations of Medical Model and Lalonde model of health.
- Describe the importance of social determinants of health for a community.
- Apply Evans/Stoddart model to examine the social determinants of health within a specific community.
Subject Matter Experts
Dorothy Bazos, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Community & Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute Director, Dartmouth Population
Health Research Center
Jonathan Stewart, MA, MHA
U.S. Health Services,
Northern New England
Enrollment and Contact Hours
Note there are two different options for enrolling in this course highlighted in the table below.
The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the module. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.
|For a Certificate of Completion
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