Social determinants of health (SDOH), including food security, housing stability, access to transportation, and personal safety, have a significant impact on health and clinical outcomes. This short module provides a brief overview of SDOH, how to assess SDOH, and how to document gaps in SDOH and connect patients with the appropriate resources.
Section 1: Skill Demonstration: Assessing Social Determinants of Health
What Are Social Determinants of Health?
The Impact of SDOH
Assessing Social Determinants of Health
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speakers Fees All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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