HLT 418V Week 5 Assignment and Discussion Questions
HLT 418V Week 5 Discussion Question 1
Do you consider telephonic or disease management programs that assign nursing personnel a patient population an effective way to treat chronic diseases? Why or why not?
HLT 418V Week 5 Discussion Question 2
Medicare has expanded to include medications for seniors under the Medicare Part D plan. Do you consider this an important part of health care coverage or another plan that the nation cannot afford? Explain.
HLT 418V Week 5 Assignment Planning Better Health for the Future
Max Points: 150
As a healthcare professional, understanding where to locate evidence-based resources in order to help your patients benefit from that knowledge will be useful in your career. One such resource is The National Center for Health Statistics. The Center has established Healthy People 2020 for tracking the nation’s health. In this assignment, you will begin from the topic you selected and propose a culturally competent, as defined by SAMHSA, community based health program.
Go to the Healthy People 2020 website and find the Topics & Objectives. Once you have located the 42 topic areas discussed on the website, choose a topic in which you are interested.
Write a 1,500-1,750-word paper in which you propose a community health program related to the topic you selected. Include the following in your proposal:
- An overview of the program you are proposing. What is it? Who are the population(s) it will serve?
- A rationale for the program.
- A discussion of how the program will be established as and will remain culturally competent.
- A discussion of how the program could be affected if budgetary restraints limited research in that field.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located on the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.