- Wednesday, October 30
- 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Your patients’ health starts in the communities where they live, work and play. Having your practice assess patients to better understand the barriers to health could impact your treatment plans for them and result in more Healthy Days in the process. In this session, you will learn how to identify some key social determinants of health which may present in your patients. You will be equipped with tools for screening these patients and provided with best practices for connecting them to services to address these needs.
Describe the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and why they matter.
Identify the impact of SDOH on Healthy Days.
Explain Food Insecurity and Social Isolation and how they affect health.
Describe how Food Insecurity and Social Isolation present in patients and how we screen for them.
Identify practical ways that you can impact the number of Healthy Days through your work.