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Introduction to Bridges Out of Poverty and Applied Strategies

  • Tuscola, Huron, Sanilac and Lapeer County Health Dept. 1800 Imlay City Road Lapeer, MI, 48446 United States (map)

Course Description:

Identify outcomes in your institution or personal experience that are influenced by access, availability, cost, quality, efficacy, and/or communication.

•          Train staff and embed the Bridges lens as part of quality care objectives and to reduce health and healthcare disparities

•          Analyze the eight resources of the customer/employee and make health interventions and treatment plans based on those strengths that are present.

•          Demonstrate how the capacity for communication, language, and cognition influence and create barriers to efficacy in poverty

•          Co-investigate the impact of social capital and discuss ways to link under-resourced patients/clients to positive social support/resources to achieve improved treatment compliance

Course Link:
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard


Michigan Center for Rural Health

Contact Information:
Laura Janks