Health and Illness in Your Community

Health and Illness in Your Community

Evaluate your perception of health and illness in the community in which you work/live. Include an experiential experience of how you either observed or where involved in a stereotyping experience and how this impacted the health care of the patient, family or community.

Instruction:

Review Chapter 4.3 - 4.3C Health of Vulnerable Populations pg 77-83 regarding groups include: ethnic, religious, racial, tribal minorities, immigrants, refugees and internally displaced people, prisoners, persons with mental illnesses, physical impairments and older persons.
Write a 2-3 page paper, excluding the abstract
    Describe a specific situation where you were involved or observed  health care inequalities for one the vulnerable populations identified on page 77 of your textbook
    Describe the inequity that was avoidable, unfair or unjust. 
Use APA style:  Abstract (blocked comprehensive) running head, title page, citations, reference page).  
Use standard English grammar and spelling.
Must use a minimum of 2 references from the module. 
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