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Module 1: Achieving Equity in Health and Safety through Primary Prevention

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Achieving Equity in Health and Safety through Primary Prevention, sets the stage for the Health Equity and Prevention Primer. It describes how a primary prevention approach leads to the goal of equity in health and safety.

Duration: 14 minutes

Learning objectives:
  • Define primary prevention, disparities and inequities;
  • Identify examples of primary prevention strategies; and
  • Discuss why primary prevention is key to achieving equity in health and safety outcomes.
Please follow these instructions to get started:
  1. Download the transcription for module 1 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation
  2. Begin the presentation and right click on the slide to view in "full screen" mode.
  3. After the presentation, explore the sections below with strategic links and related papers on health equity-related efforts across the country.
  4. Fill out the module 1 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users) to help us continually improve the Health Equity and Prevention Primer.  

CHES-certified users: To receive 5 hours of credit, complete all seven modules and ONLY fill out this CHES Assessment and Evaluation Survey via Survey Monkey instead.


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    Health Equity Policy Principle #1
  • Understanding and accounting for the historical forces that have left a legacy of racism and segregation is key to moving forward with the structural changes needed. A component of addressing these historical forces should consider policy reform related to immigrant groups-notably Latinos, Asians, and Arab Americans.
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