Topic: Discussion Question Week 2
IF NEEDED USE ANY OF THE COURSE TEXTBOOKS AS A REFERENCE:
1) Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals (2011) 1st Edition by Donna M. Nickitas; Donna J. Middaugh; Nancy Aries. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC ISBN: 9780763756598
2) Health Policy (2011) by Porche; Demetrius J. Porche Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC ISBN: 9780763783136
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES MUST BE LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD AND BE PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES. CITE THE WEBSITE.
Review the 2014 AHRQ disparities report. https://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqdr14/index.html Chapter 2 of this report describes eight common conditions which are influenced by disparities:
Chronic Kidney Disease
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
1) Select one of these diagnoses and describe the problems associated with its care.
2) Discuss the findings in the AHRQ report and how this influences the outcomes for an individual patient or family.
3) Look at your state (Florida) health department website and see if you can identify any specific programs which exist to help with this diagnosis and how closely it may match the AHRQ report.