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 •
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