How can community health nurses apply the strategies of cultural competence.
a “vulnerable” population? Provide an example of a group at risk and a group considered a vulnerable population.
1. Explain why members of these groups cannot advocate for themselves or why advocating for these groups would be beneficial.
2. What would you advocate for?
How can community health nurses apply the strategies of cultural competence to their practice? Provide at least one example from each of the following four strategies: cultural preservation, cultural accommodation, cultural repatterning, and cultural brokering. What is a possible barrier to applying the strategy/example chosen? Use an example that is different than the postings of other students.
GC NRS427 Week 4 Dq 1 & Dq 2
What is your evaluation of the effectiveness of the U.S. health care system in the context of delivery, finance, management, and/or sustainability? What are the issues that prompted a need for health care reform? Support your answer with a credible data reference. Do not use a reference already used by another student.
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Many of the provisions of the law directly affect health care providers. Review the following online resources:
Key Features of the Affordable Care Act: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/timeline/index.html
Health Care Transformation: the Affordable Care Act and More: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/HealthSystemReform/AffordableCareAct.pdf
What are the most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health? What is the role of the nurse in implementing this law?
GC NRS427 Week 5 Dq 1 & Dq 2
Throughout this course, you have viewed the “Diary of Medical Mission Trip” videos dealing with the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Reflect on this natural disaster by answering the following questions:
Propose one example of a nursing intervention related to the disaster from each of the following levels: primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary prevention. Provide innovative examples that have not been discussed by a previous student.
Under which phase of the disaster do the three proposed interventions fall? Explain why you chose that phase.
With what people or agencies would you work in facilitating the proposed interventions and why?