- Audience: Public Health Professionals
- Format: Recorded Webinar
- Date/Time: Thursday, December 10th 2020 4:30 PM – 6 PM EST.
- Price: Free
- Length: 1.5 hours
- Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: Sponsored by New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC), a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 1. Provider ID: 1131137 Event ID: SS1131137_PHMP.
If you are not seeking a CHES/MCHES contact hours, if you complete the post-test and evaluation, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. The Certificate will include the length of the course.
- Competencies: Health Equity Skills
- Learning Level: Awareness
- Companion Trainings: None
- Supplemental materials:Noe
- Pre-requisites: None
About this Recording
Poverty poses a serious threat to the health of the public, as those living in poverty are less likely to be able to access the conditions that promote health. Panelists will discuss the intersections of health, medicine, and poverty, and how addressing the social factors that create health can lead to greater health for all.
What you'll learn
At the end of the recording, participants will be able to:
- Describe the role of housing instability in health of individuals and of populations
- List at least 3 risk factors for poor health outcomes that are associated with poverty
- Describe the interrelationship among Medicaid, race, and poverty
- Discuss the role of power as a social determinant of health and how it can be used to create change
Executive Director, FXB Center at Harvard University
Subject Matter Experts
Director of Neighborhoods and Housing
Associate Professor, Cornell
Executive Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
President and CEO, Guttmacher
Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
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Acknowledgement: This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31685 “Regional Public Health Training Center Program.” This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.