Part III: Social Determinants of Health

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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) have a direct impact on the health outcomes of those we serve daily. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as such has a renewed focus on SDOH including methods to increase the overall health equity and health literacy for beneficiaries. This course will integrate all three focused areas and provide caregivers practical applicants to implement in their daily practice.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Define Social Determinants of Health, Health Literacy and Health Equity
  2. Explain methods for improving patient care with a focus on specific SDOHs
  3. State techniques which can be used to improve the overall health literacy of those we serve


  • Dr. Kendall Brune, PhD, CPH, MBA, LNHA, Fellow District 6 Governor, American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA)
  • Robert W. Lane, MA, CNHA, President and CEO American College of Healthcare Administrators ACHCA
  • Renee Kinder MS CCC-SLP RAC-CT, EVP of Clinical Services Broad River Rehab
  • Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)