Describe why these are important topics to understanding social determinants of health.
Component of Healthy People 2020 involves key areas of Social Determinants of Health
Component of Healthy People 2020 involves key areas of Social Determinants of Health. (i.e., these five key areas (determinants) include: • Economic Stability • Education • Social and Community Context • Health and Health Care • Neighborhood and Built Environment
Describe why these are important topics to understanding social determinants of health. • Analyze how they impact the goal of creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. • Give an example from your nursing practice (or community experience) that is a reflection of the two topics you chose to write about. o Remember there is a 400 word minimum requirement for this assignment. • Cite three (3) References, links, (text can be one of the three).
Follow this Link to the Healthy People 2020 website: HP 2020 and, Choose two of the topics from one of the Five Key Areas (Determinates) to discuss. An examples of Social Determinants include: *Availability of resources to meet daily needs (e.g., safe housing and local food markets) *Access to educational, economic, and job opportunities *Access to health care services *Quality of education and job training *Availability of community-based resources in support of community living and opportunities for recreational and leisure-time activities *Transportation options *Public safety *Social support *Social norms and attitudes (e.g., discrimination, racism, and distrust of government) *Exposure to crime, violence, and social disorder (e.g., presence of trash and lack of cooperation in a community) *Socioeconomic conditions (e.g., concentrated poverty and the stressful conditions that accompany it) *Residential segregation *Language/Literacy *Access to mass media and emerging technologies (e.g., cell phones, the Internet, and social media) *Culture Initial Post: • Define social determinants of health