BHPC: Social Determinants of Health



0.5 Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours


Interactive Module

Target Audience

  • Interprofessionals
  • Registered Nurses


This Behavioral Health in Primary Care (BHPC) course covers biopsychosocial factors that contribute to wellness and illness. Strategies to build patient resilience are outlined.


About the Series

NURSING IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE COMMUNITY is an NYU Meyers Initiative to maximize the potential of the nursing workforce as a vital part of the primary care team to address behavioral health concerns, including substance use and mental health, and mitigate social determinants that serve as barriers to good health.

This project is supported by the New York Community Trust. 

ANCC Disclaimer

The NYU Meyers College of Nursing Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Provider # P0367) All nurse planner(s) and author(s)/speaker(s) have completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. 

There are no conflicts of interest to report for this module/program and no commercial support was received for this module/program.

CEU Requirements

To receive nursing contact hours for this learning activity, you are required to view all content, achieve an 80% on the post-test, and complete an evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the five categories of social determinants of health. 
  2. State the biopsychosocial factors that contribute to wellness and illness. 
  3. Explain the role of resilience building in addressing the social determinants of health.
  4. Identify examples of early child interventions.
  5. Improve access to healthcare and referrals.


Kristin Arden, MS, PMHNP-BC

Lead Clinician, Mindbloom

Psych NP, Revcore Recovery Centers

Guest Lecturer, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing 


Subrina Seenarain, RN-BC

Psych Nurse

Montefiore Medical Center