Equity in Health Care - PDC52632






1 hour

It is well understood that some individuals and population groups in society have poorer health outcomes than others. This online Short Course introduces how situational, psychological and social determinants of health, such as access to physical, cultural and financial resources, social and emotional resources and other barriers can have a profound impact on our health.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Standard Course Structure

Duration: 1 hour
  1. Define the meaning of social determinants of health
  2. Identify how social determinants can create inequities and social injustice for different groups of people
  3. Recognise the nurse’s role as an individual in the delivery of equitable health care.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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