2055-19: Social Determinants of Health: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle in Mental Health and Whole Health Care

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2055-19: Social Determinants of Health: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle in Mental Health and Whole Health Care 

Participants will be introduced to a unique approach to improve their ability to effectively address social determinants of health, such as poverty and discrimination, with patients. Faculty from the University of Cincinnati Colleges of Nursing and Medicine will describe their virtual reality simulation project to train Medicaid providers.

  Susan V. Brammer, PhD, RN, CNE; Saundra Regan, PhD

Disclosures:  The Medicaid Equity Simulation Project is funded by the Ohio Department of Medicaid and administered by the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center. The views expressed in this presentation are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of the state of Ohio or federal Medicaid programs.  The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation. 

Session Length:
  33 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how virtual reality simulation can be used to increase healthcare providers' culture competence and sensitivity towards experiencing the negative impacts of social determinants of health.

Keywords:  Social Determinants of Health, Virtual Reality, Nursing Education

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 1, 2023

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