Identify a health problem that is of public health concern as evidenced by its coverage in the community, the news/media or nursing literature. Provide the reference point for this health problem (i.e. Where was it identified as a concern?). (0-1point) Body of the letter or summary of experience – Identify yourself and the reason that you are advocating for this health concern and population. Provide evidence for the health problem identified (footnote). This should include several sentences that identify the scope and nature of the problem, why it is of significance to public health or the population’s health that you […]
Advocacy Letter and Presentation 1. Write a letter to your state senator or congressman (woman) to support your position on your selected health policy issue. Your letter will be submitted as this assignment and should be comprehensive, professional and written in such a way that it can be sent on to your representative. This should be succinct so that it will be read (no more than one page), but comprehensive enough to demonstrate your knowledge of the issue. Your letter may be more powerful if you include a strong reference about your main point. If you do, use a footnote […]
Health care costs are rising and disparity in health care services exists in this country and all over the world. Identify the ethical issues associated these issues. What solutions can be developed in response to these issues from a global perspective?
Under what circumstances do you feel physicians or institutions should be able to limit a patient’s access to expensive treatment? How do you think economics affects decisions about medical futility? What are the potential ramifications to the patient? How does technology impact the dying process? Does this impact how we view death as a health care professional? As an individual?