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DATE RECORDED: June 15, 2016

PRESENTED BY: Dra. Maura Patricia García Castillo, MD, MPH


Continuing Education Credit

To receive CNE or CHW (for Texas) credit after viewing this webinar, you must:

  • Complete the Participant Evaluation associated with this webinar
  • Send an email with your first and last name stating which webinar you completed to

This webinar will provide an in-depth look at social determinants of health, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and the interactions between the two.  Social determinants, including economic stability, access to education, access to healthy natural environments, and socioeconomic conditions like high levels of poverty in the community, are associated with early-onset cardiovascular disease. The webinar will also address the most common cardiovascular conditions among underserved populations.

Learning Objectives
  1. Understand the social determinants of health
  2. Recognize cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors
  3. Understand how the social determinants of health influence cardiovascular disease risk factors
  4. Learn strategies for prevention and intervention to limit the impact of these social determinants
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