Social Determinants of Health and High-Impact Preventable Illnesses
This activity is part of an education series that focuses on clinically relevant topics germane to care coordination and disease management in an effort to reduce (re)admissions and educate health care providers on how best to empower their patients.
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealth Group Community & State Texas.
No commercial support was received for this activity.
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This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other health care professionals (HCPs) who are interested in social determinants of health.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Define Social Determinants of Health (SDoH)
- List the 5 key elements of SDoH
- Recognize how addressing SDoH impact health and cost of care
- Identify how culture impacts SDoH
- Realize the importance of listening to the history
Judi Shaw-Rice, MD, FACP, MMM, CPE, FABQAURP
UnitedHealthcare Medical Director
Community Plans of Texas
Sarah Chart, RN
Eden Prairie, MN
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Eden Prairie, MN
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Ms. Chart and Ms. Gleason have indicated that they are employees of and own stock in UnitedHealth Group.
The remaining activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealth Group Community & State Texas. OptumHealth Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Credit designation statements
The participant will be awarded up to 1.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Attendance
Activity date/time: This live webcast will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 12–1 p.m. CDT (1-2 p.m. EDT; 11 a.m.–12 p.m. MDT; 10–11 a.m. PDT).
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