Primary Health Care (PHC) is not just the first contact that people have with the formal health system (Alperstein, 2009: 7) but rather, it is an approach to health that promotes the attainment of level health to all people of different levels in society to allow them to live a socially and economically productive life. The main aim of PHC is to achieve health for all. With regards to PHC, there are six principles. The first one is equal access and equity. This means that everyone should have access to PHC regardless of whether they are rich or poor but it also means that health care should be accessible and relatable e.g.
Care and support needs ought to be the way made to suit every person. Why is Individuality Important? In a full people, one is relied upon to fit in with the masses, where keeping up a manner turns into a heavy duty.Note impacts development keeps up our being. The way is important to a community Right: In success and social care framework any shopper of the group should be drawn nearer with respect and balance.moving toward people with respect and pride could go frome saying please or thank you. Why is the right is important: Is very important who work in health and social care because human rights are imperative in the relationships that are in the midst of people and the government that has power over them.
Phenomenon of interest The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) outlines that the LGBT population experiences below healthcare access and quality. According to HHS (2012) report, there are many reforms that would improve the Health and well-being of LGBT communities. This study focuses on ensuring that all healthcare providers have the ability to deliver quality cultural competence healthcare services to the LGBT population. According to HHS report (2012), healthcare institutions are recommended to conduct cultural competency training to the all prospective and practicing nursing. Lack of cultural competence physicians can create a barrier to the quality of healthcare towards the LGBT population especially the transgender.
In 1869, the fifteenth amendment guaranteed that Americans would not be denied the right to vote based on their race. The three amendments deeply magnified the civil rights of Americans (Roark, 431-433). The Emancipation Proclamation had an impact in American history. Although it limited the roles in freeing slaves, it had an influence on the African American community. The Proclamation has been controversial, but it provided slaves with a sense of independence and liberty, transforming the Civil War into a fight for equality.
Mastering these competencies will not only lend to success as an advance practice nurse, but also as a military leader. The ability to “Demonstrate leadership in the synthesis, utilization and evaluation of all interdisciplinary information to promote quality improvement in a health care environment” is vital when interacting with executive leadership. The information presented to key leadership must be supported by evidence based data as it will drive decisions for the organization. Regardless of if it is related to Army Medicine, or planning war fighting missions this principle will hold true in any military specialty. The second competency that resonated with me was the ability to “Demonstrate the use of informatics methodologies to advocate for patient autonomy, dignity and rights and in policy development that would support both the patient and the institution.” I am passionate about advocacy.
(Document 3). Walker’s urgent calling to immediately end slavery, no matter the means, suggest that he understands the value of each individual, even slaves. As previously noted, this valuing of every individual is a clear-cut result of the Second Great Awakening. Dorothea Dix was another individual who greatly stressed the value of the individual. She was an active reformist for prisons and especially for the mentally ill. She lead the movement to remove the negative connotation associated with mental illness and she advocated for better conditions for the mentally ill. By the Civil War, there were a number of public hospitals and facilities for the mentally ill.
Cultural Competency means you are "pro-active in promoting cultural diversity and Seek opportunities to improve cultural relationships" (Cultural Competency by Brannon). Cultural competency in the health care sector is vital to giving accurate health care given the vast array of races, cultures and ethnicities we live among. If a healthcare practitioner were culturally inept, they are unable, unwilling or lack the skills to become competent in understanding and embracing cultural differences. As it pertains to healthcare, we can't apply treatment and diagnostics with a broad brush. We have to be able to take deeper look at everyone's culture, background and understand lineage and inherited characteristics.
They want to eliminate all sorts of discrimination that Americans face. They also believe in providing quality and affordable education to students who live in rural areas. They believe that everyone should receive a good education no matter which city you live in and that college should be free. Democrats believe that our healthcare system should
My social justice quilt is made up of pictures, words, and quotes that define my identity pertaining to race, generational, and sexual orientation. Social justice is to provide a fair relationship between individual and society. Social justice counseling recognize the discrimination in the counseling profession. “You cannot separate counseling from social justice: both are necessary for helping clients achieve long -term physiological health well-being Social justice refers to the commitment to ensuring change locally, nationally and internationally based on the valuing on fairness and equality in resources, rights, and treatment for marginalized individuals and groups for people who do not share equal power because their immigration, racial, ethnic, age, socioeconomic, religion, heritage, physical ability, or sexual orientation status group” (Hayes, D. & Erford, B, 2014, p.28). Therefore, before becoming a counselor you must be able to identify these salient aspects about your individual identity to provide adequate care for your clients you will be providing services to.
With the ever-changing business environment, diversity in the workplace is crucial and businesses are adapting, diversity policies and strategies that appeal to and meet the needs of clients. Diversity in the health care industry is very essential and as such nurses must be aware of multicultural practices to provide effective nursing care. Clients in the health care industry come from different ethnic groups with varying cultures and practice, nurses should be able to meet the needs of these clients and their family members; hence it is essential to have a diverse workforce that would enable to meets the needs of clients. Working in a small group created an informal atmosphere and has inspired my confidence encouraging me to participate and
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that despite the government, everyone is entitled to the same law and shouldn’t be discriminated based on race. According to Dr. King, all races are equal however he draws an attention to the separation between races and how the Negro community must work hard into earning their rights. In the Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. King states “Perhaps it is easy for those who have never felt the stinging dark of segregation to say, ‘Wait’.” Dr. King is implying that white people have never felt segregation in their lifetime. They don’t have to “wait” for anything
In order to achieve these goals they must partner with organizations who focus on the community as well as health professionals. DEEP is another program who focuses on educating the community through community health workers; educating them so they can pass information on with interactive activities and education methods. After a while they figured it would be best if the program was changed to reach Hispanics using the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA). These programs wanted to do an intervention in California, Texas, and Washington DC to
Our country thought that he really helped end all the inequality in our country and make a stronger nation. Ulysses Grant helped the passage of the 15th amendment which led to African American voting rights, races being more equal, and African American freedom. First of all, Ulysses Grant helped African Americans gain protection
It also taught me about the steps a health educator could take in order to “close the health disparity gap regarding Alzheimer’s disease and African Americans” (Fortune, Lang, Cook, & Byrd 2013). This stood out to me, because it went hand-in-hand with the Dream Job research that we had to do for the class. The article provided the same job responsibilities that I researched for the Dream Job assignment. It confirmed that the job responsibilities that I found were key in preventing disease and helping control the spreading of disease. I learned that Alzheimer’s affects African American’s disproportionately compared to other races.
are citizens of the United States.” This meant that all people born in the United States, including African Americans, would now be citizens and protected under the law, hence promoting their general welfare. The government needs to make sure that all of their citizens have a voice in politics to maintain this country’s democracy. The Fifteenth Amendment states “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied . . .