Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center

Health Equity 101

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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This engaging and upbeat interactive course highlights concepts related to health equity and showcases local and national data in support of the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center's Strategic Plan priority to train all staff on the social determinants of health and their impact on our community and residents. The data, concepts, and cases presented are applicable to a variety of locations and agencies. External partners and internal employees can benefit from this training. Course Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of health equity concepts as they relate to public health services:
    • Describe the Ideal State of Health Equity
    • Identify the Drivers of Public Health
    • Indicate the Social Determinants of Health at both Micro & Macro levels
  • Acknowledge disparities and health inequities affecting our local community:
    • Recognize the Conditions and Contributing Factors of Health Inequities related to Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity, and Diabetes
    • Compare/contrast health disparities among Lake County communities

*This training may not be mobile-ready; please access using a computer.

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the ideal state of health equity.
  • Identify the drivers of health.
  • Indicate the social determinants of health at both micro and macro levels.
  • Recognize the conditions and contributing factors of health inequities related to cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes.
  • Compare and contrast disparities and health inequities among Lake County communities.

Related Occupations

Behavioral Health Professional
Department/Bureau Director
Deputy Director
Health Educator
Health Officer
Other Management & Leadership
Other Physician
Physician Assistant
Program Director
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Manager/Program Manager
Public Health/Preventative Medicine Physician
Social Services Counselor

Related Job Tasks

Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems
Conduct community assessments
Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
Plan public health programs
Ensure competent public and personal health care workforce
Post or publish information for staff use
Evaluate program performance
Manage public health programs