Heart Failure and Social Determinants of Health: The Foundation

Date Recorded: 12-2-21 (as part of the 2021 HF Summit)

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours

Course Overview

Dr. Connie White-Williams presents about the relationship between social determinants of health (SDOH) and heart failure. Dr. White-Williams focuses on three specific areas of social determinants of health: access to care, food insecurity, and access to medication. She goes on to describe a model of care that addresses these three categories in the clinical setting in which she works. By addressing these basic needs of patients through an array of innovative interventions and community resources, patients with heart failure can experience improved outcomes with savings in their personal and health resource use costs.

Recorded on December 12, 2021, as part of the 2021 Heart Failure Summit. The second part of the conversation about heart failure and the social determinants of health can be found here.

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define social determinants of health
  2. Explain how the social determinants of health impacts optimizing heart failure treatment
  3. Discuss the interventions addressing the impact of the social determinants of health on delivery of care and outcomes of patients with heart failure


  • Connie White-Williams, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAAN

PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.