Full course description
Social determinants are defined by the World Health Organization as the “conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.” In this course Dr. Pricilla Rogers looks at these social determinants and how these factors impact the prevalence of vision loss. Discussion focuses on how individuals with vision impairment or blindness are at greater risk for additional health impairments and considers strategies for how service providers can ease the effects of social determinants.
This course is available for 1-hour of CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
Our objectives in this course are as follows:
- Understand Social Determinants of Health
- Understand how these relate to people with vision loss, including living conditions, health, psychological well-being, and access
- Learn how inequities based on Social Determinants of Health influence the prevalence of visual impairment and blindness
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