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Ashford hca 430 weeks 1 5 discussion questions

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Ashford hca 430 weeks 1 5 discussion questions

  1. 1. ASHFORD HCA 430 Weeks 1-5 DiscussionQuestions PLEASE DOWNLOAD HEREPerspective. Answer the question: Which has a greater influence on a person’shealth: individual choices and actions (micro perspective) or community policiesand resource availability (macro perspective)? Discuss three reasons why youselected one over the other. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilizea minimum of one scholarly source, cited in APA format. Respond to at least twoof your classmates’ postings.Trends in Vulnerable Populations. Select two vulnerable populations identifiedin the textbook. After completing the learning activity, Public Health Informationand Data Tutorial, locate data and describes trends associated with the physical,psychological, and/or social health of the populations selected. Your initial postshould be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarly source, cited inAPA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postingsVulnerable Populations. From the following list, identify the three that youbelieve are the most vulnerable.§ High-risk mothers and infants§ Chronically ill and disabled§ Persons living with HIV/AIDS§ Mentally Ill and Disabled§ Alcohol or Substance Abusers§ Suicide or Homicide Prone§ Abusing Families§ Homeless Persons§ Immigrants and RefugeesAnswer the question: Why are the groups you selected more vulnerable than theothers? Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of onescholarly source, cited in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’postings
  2. 2. Resource Availability. Answer the question: Which of the following do you feelhas a greater impact on health status: social status, social capital, or humancapital? Justify your choice. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilizea minimum of one scholarly source, cited in APA format. Respond to at least twoof your classmates’ postings.Race, Ethnicity, and Healthcare. After viewing the online presentation, Race,ethnicity, and health care.(Kaiser Family Foundation, 2007), answer the followingquestion: What role does medical insurance coverage play in healthcaredisparities experienced by minority populations? Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarly source, cited in APA format.Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.Continuum of Care.Luday (2003) contends that effective healthcare programsprovide assistance across the continuum of care and address a person’sphysical, psychological, and social capacity.Identify a program that exists in your community that provides care to one of thefollowing vulnerable populations:§ High-risk mothers and infants§ Chronically ill and disabled§ Persons living with HIV/AIDS§ Mentally Ill and Disabled§ Alcohol or Substance Abusers§ Suicide or Homicide Prone§ Abusing Families§ Homeless Persons§ Immigrants and RefugeesDescribe the program and answer the following questions: What are the strengthsof the program?What are the potential weaknesses of the program? Does the program provide acomprehensive approach by addressing the physical, psychological and socialcapacity of the person? Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize aminimum of one scholarly source, cited in APA format.Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates’ postings.
  3. 3. Paying for Healthcare. Compare and contrast public versus private sources ofpayment for the care of the vulnerable. Present an overview of 3-5 trends that areaffecting vulnerable population’s ability to pay for healthcare services. Your initialpost should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarly source,cited in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postingsProgram Goals and Outcomes. [Insert prompt]. According to the text, there aretwo strategies that can be used to evaluate program outcomes: cost-benefitanalysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. Select a community-based program.Examine the program outcomes. (Note: You may use the same program youselected for week three’s discussion forum.) Answer the following question: Arethe program outcomes presented from a cost-benefit perspective or a cost-effectiveness perspective or both perspectives? Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources, cited in APA format.Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.Economic Policies. What kinds of economic policies might reduce healthinequities and improve the overall health of most Americans? How will thesepolicies improve Health Care services, accessability, cost, and quality? Yourinitial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarlysource, cited in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’postings.Social Policies. Should knowing about the health effects of social policieschange the value that Americans place on those policies - why or why not?Provide two specific examples in your discussion. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarly source, cited in APA format

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