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Introduction to Bridges Out of Poverty and Applied Strategies

  • Tuscola, Huron and Sanilac County Health Dept. 1142 South Van Dyke Road Bad Axe, MI, 48413 United States (map)

Course Description:

Review the research data correlating health/healthcare disparities and economic class environments.

         Discuss distinct sets of“hidden rules” , communication patterns, and internal /external resources linked toeconomic environments.

         Explain howdifferent income levels and environmental conditions may influence the patient perceptionof health messages and treatment compliance.

         Explain how mental models improve patient literacy andincrease mutual respect

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CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Michigan Center for Rural Health

Contact Information:
Laura Janks

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