Course Description

This interactive course is designed to create a shared understanding of the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach. It includes coverage of its role in addressing the Social Determinants of Health, community-level strategies to achieve health equity, intersectoral collaboration, and stakeholder engagement. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Develop a foundational understanding of the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and identify how inequities in SDoH can create long-term health outcomes
  2. Recognize the value of cultural competence and its value in collaboration to achieve health equity
  3. Identify health linkages among different types of non-health related sectors and the importance of developing partnerships with other agencies in these sectors
  4. Learn strategies for engaging stakeholders and  action planning a HiAP initiative in your own agency
  5. Be able to pitch the Health in All Policies approach based on target audience, shared values, and ideal solutions

Target Audience: 

  • Public health professionals
  • Professionals from non-traditional sectors
  • Policy-makers
  • Students

Duration: ~ 9 hours

Continuing Education: N/A

Format: Web-based, asynchronous

Last Updated: August 21, 2020

Author: Sara Hanafi, MPH 

With questions, contact Tammy Telles at ttelles@unr.edu.

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • Course Instructions

    • Demographic Survey

    • Pre-test

  • 02

    Module 1: Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health

    • Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 1.1

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 1.2

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 03

    Module 2: Cultural Competency to Achieve Health Equity

    • Learning Objectives

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 2.1

    • Video - Cultural Humility

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Lesson 2.2

    • Video - Minority Health Disparities

    • Lesson 2.3

    • Discussion Checkpoint 3

    • Lesson 2.4

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 04

    Module 3: Introduction to Health in All Policies and Readiness to Collaborate

    • Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 3.1

    • Video - The Upstreaming Solution

    • Lesson 3.2

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 3.3

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Lesson 3.4

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 05

    Module 4: Measuring Health Impact and Action Planning

    • Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 4.1

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 4.2

    • Video - Oregon's Housing Stock Upgrade Initiative

    • Lesson 4.3

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Lesson 4.4

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 06

    Module 5: Health Policy and Community Organizing

    • Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 5.1

    • Video - Advocacy and Action for Health Equity

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 5.2

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Lesson 5.3

    • Video - Intervention Planning Matrix Community Example

    • Discussion Checkpoint 3

    • Lesson 5.4

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 07

    Module 6: Evaluation and Continuing the Conversation

    • Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 6.1

    • Discussion Checkpoint 1

    • Lesson 6.2

    • Video - Improving Health Through Community Design

    • Discussion Checkpoint 2

    • Lesson 6.3

    • Discussion Checkpoint 3

    • Lesson 6.4

    • Additional Resources

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 08

    Course Evaluation

    • Post-test

    • Course Evaluation

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity for its forward-thinking promotion of equity-driven concepts.  HiAP and SGM modules were developed through a collaborative partnership with the Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity.