Discuss whether constipation or diarrhea should be investigated with a colonoscopy. Examine the effects of poor absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. Discuss how using coconut oil in cooking can improve absorption. Discuss the care of a child with cleft lip or cleft palate. Pay particular attention to the emotional and support needs of the child’s family.
What are the major forces shaping health insurance and managed care today? Provide examples and references. Describe the forces that shaped health insurance and managed care in the past. How did managed care and insurance come into the United States marketplace?
The major issues of the health care system in the United States are the cost of health care, access to health care and quality of health care. In a minimum of 250 words list and explain an example of each of the 3 major issues.
Compare and contrast two organizations that deliver primary healthcare on the local or regional level. Based on your research, describe population served, what services are provided, and the sources of funding. Then, evaluate the services for the individuals and families in the community. Consider political strategies and potential policies, and how they influence the role of the nurse. Also, compare the three levels of prevention and how they influence the nurse’s role.
How does the role of the community/public health nurse differ from other nursing roles when educating clients (individual vs. population level health education) Suggest specific strategies that the community/public health nurse will use to address population health education issues.