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.
Although infectious disease control and emergency preparedness remain vital to the public’s health, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries are now the leading causes of disability and premature death. Cancer and diabetes are NCDs that are responsible for more than 50% of deaths worldwide, making them the leading cause of mortality in the world. As the global health community works to find solutions to these illnesses, it is important to recognize that these diseases can come in a variety of forms and often those affected are plagued by stigmatization or simple lack of awareness. This leads to low rates of treatment […]
Define the word “ethics”. Give us an example of how that definition would play out in your daily life as a professional in the arena of public health. What are some consequences that might occur if the organization’s ethics were either ignored or compromised? As a leader/manager in the organization how would you handle it?
List and elaborate on three reasons Long term care regulations that were introduced. Were the reasons political? Were the reasons justifiable? If so why? As of date, have these regulations been proven effective, or have they hurt long term care programs and services? Be sure to post supportive arguments to make your response effective.