Reflecting on what you have learned about the social determinants of health
INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN NURSING
interprofessional Collaboration in Nursing; Some of the primary aims of nursing include determining the health needs of an individual or a community as a whole, preventing illness, and providing care to promote the health and quality of life of their clients. Besides, there are various factors that influence an individual’s health, such as social factors. Some of the examples of social determinants of health include education opportunities, income level, occupation, workplace safety, food security, leisure opportunities, and access to safe water and a clean environment (Healthypeople.gov. 2019). These factors affect an individual’s health in various ways. For instance, a person who stays in an area with limited access to open spaces or leisure opportunities tends to be exposed to multiple health issues such as obesity and heart disease.
Nurses play a crucial role in promoting the health of their clients by tackling various…
Reflecting on what you have learned about the social determinants of health, SDOH, how can nurses work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare professionals to improve primary care, reduce overutilization and improve the underutilization of healthcare services? Include in your response how fostering an environment of diversity and cultural awareness among healthcare providers builds a stronger healthcare team and improves care delivery to healthcare consumers. APA format, initial 400 words, make up 2 replies to 2 students, 200 words each.