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Health Equitydeterminants of healthsocial determinants of health
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Approx. 17 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Course Overview, Definitions, and Levels of Influence

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Introduction: Social Determinants of Health3m
Defining Health Disparities5m
Reasons for Inequalities4m
Historical Context and Social Justice7m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
The Final Project10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Hebert et al. "When does a difference become a disparity?"30m
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: What is health equity?15m
Kawachi et al.: Health disparities by race and class: why both matter30m
Hill et al.: Exploring transgender legal name change as a potential structural intervention for mitigating social determinants of health among transgender women of color.40m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 115m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Disparities in Mortality and Morbidity by Psychosocial and Demographic Factors, Theoretical Considerations, and Environmental and Cultural Contexts

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Theoretical Considerations in Achieving Health Equity7m
Environmental and Cultural Contexts4m
3 readings
Williams: Miles to go before we sleep: Racial inequalities in health40m
Jones: Levels of racism: A theoretic framework and a gardener's tale15m
Ford and Airhihenbuwa: Just what is critical race theory and what's it doing in a progressive field like public health20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 215m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Social Determinants of Health: The Healthcare System, Immigration Status, Sexual Identity, and Unconscious Bias

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
The Health Care System: Immigration Status and Sexual Identity4m
Unconscious Bias5m
4 readings
Magnan: Social determinants of health 101 for health care: Five plus five20m
Sequist: Urgent action needed on health inequalities among American Indians and Alaska Natives10m
Raymond-Flesch et al: There is no help out there and if there is, it’s really hard to find: A qualitative study of health concerns and health care access of Latino “DREAMers”30m
Sudhinaraset et al.: The influence of deferred action for childhood arrivals on undocumented Asian and Pacific Islander young adults: Through a social determinants of health lens.30m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 315m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Racism, Discrimination; Culture, Gender and Power; Changing Structures that Reproduce Bias and Harm Health

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Social Determinants of Health: Culture, Gender, and Power4m
Changing Structures that Reproduce Bias2m
Progress Towards Health Equity Interventions3m
Barriers to Health Equity Interventions2m
Innovative Interventions to Achieve Health Equity: Promising Approaches3m
6 readings
Bailey et al.: Structural racism and health inequalities in the USA: Evidence and interventions30m
Airhihenbuwa and Liburd: Eliminating heath disparities in the African American population: The interface of culture, gender, and power.30m
Woolf: Progress in achieving health equity requires attention to root causes.25m
Arcaya & Figueroa: Emerging trends could exacerbate health inequalities in the United States20m
Health Equity Elevator Speech10m
Post Course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 415m
Quiz 515m

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The Influence of Social Determinants on Health

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