1- Do you think that school nurses should or should not be allowed to discuss contraception and pregnancy options with students? (My opinion is yes) What are the possible pros and cons?
2- Why are some parents choosing not to vaccinate their children in recent years? How do students view this issue? Should this be a parents’ right? Discuss any current events surrounding this issue- research, lawsuits, outbreaks, CDC news.
3- Do you feel that there are enough programs and funding available for children regarding mental health promotion and developmental issues? What types of programs are students familiar with? What areas do they feel are not well addressed? How would they improve this situation if given the chance?
APA format, word document,
Arial 12 font attach
-Minimum of 500 words without counting first and reference page
2 evidence based references
According to HealthyPeople.gov, access to comprehensive quality healthcare services is important for the achievement of health equity and for increasing the quality of a healthy life for everyone. Healthy People 2020 focuses on four components of access to care: coverage, services, timeliness, and workforce.
Create a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document that addresses the following:
Explain the Healthy People 2020 components of access to care pertaining to
Identify at least one consequence that a lack of access to healthcare has on women and girls.
Explain why access to care issues will need to be monitored even more closely within the U.S. healthcare system beginning 2014.
Find at least two scholarly journal articles that discuss all or at least one of the topic areas related to access to care as defined by Healthy People 2020. Provide a synopsis of each article.
Explain what type of barrier(s) (structural, financial, or socio-cultural) each article examines?
Describe at least two policies or strategies that can be implemented to improve access to healthcare services as they relate to the articles you reviewed.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format
Objective: Compare and contrast key providers of healthcare: for-profit, non-profit and government-owned.
Introduction: As a healthcare professional, having an understanding of the history of healthcare and all of the parties that make up a healthcare system will enable you to effectively contribute to improvements in your own healthcare organization. It is also important to understand how other countries manage healthcare in order to seek innovative solutions by learning from others. You also must understand and be able to help your organization provide healthcare with a cost-to-value ratio that makes sense for the consumer, the insurer and the organization.
Deliverable: The essay for this lesson is required to be a minimum of 750 words that clearly demonstrate your understanding of the activity. Essays should have a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format (APAstyle.org). A minimum of three sources must be cited in-text and in the Reference list.
Read the scenario. Read the following scenario and questions, then use what you have learned about this lesson’s objective to summarize your responses.You have been asked by the president of Healthy US to help determine why the United States falls short in addressing healthcare outcomes and access. The president would also like to tap into your experience to come up with some solutions to close the gap in this area.
-How does the U.S. healthcare system compare with the top three countries that provide similar services?
-What are the other counties doing to provide better outcomes and access?
-In the countries that have better outcomes and access, who pays for healthcare? Will that system work in the U.S.? Is there another solution?
-Do countries with better outcomes and access apply these better outcomes and access to all healthcare situations, including non-terminal ones? Or are patients with non-terminal illnesses and problems likely to have longer waits and less-positive outcomes?
-Does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) need adjustments to provide positive outcomes/access as well as sensible cost/value ratios?
America has the most costly health care system in the world, and costs are rising. In your opinion, what is the best way to curb this problem?
No more than 300 words with at least one reference provided.
Books Required Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, 2nd Ed Author: Susan J. Penner RN MN MPA DrPH CNL