Is individual access to health care a right or a privilege?

Is individual access to health care a right or a privilege? Consider the financial implications of your response. What are the additional responsibilities of the client, the nurse and the overall healthcare system based on your stance?

Is individual access to health care a right or a privilege?

Topic: The Future of Nursing

Write a paper addressing the following questions (provide citations to references used): 5-year peer reviewed article or citations.

1. Is individual access to health care a right or a privilege? Consider the financial implications of your response. What are the additional responsibilities of the client, the nurse and the overall healthcare system based on your stance?

2. Compare the cost of Healthcare in the U.S. considering the specific approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.
a. Identify which approach is the most cost effective.
b. How can nursing practice impact the cost in each category?

3. What, in your opinion, are the current U.S. Health Care System design shortfalls, if any? How would you re-design the system to promote the approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

4. Think about your future nursing practice. How can you use your nursing knowledge to champion health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

5. Finally, recall the essential themes in the latest Institute of Medicine’s Report on the Future of Nursing? Reflect on how your knowledge/views/opinions have changed or remain the same since starting your education at Nightingale College.

Rubric for this assignment

This Criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Analytical and Cognitive Skills
30.0 pts
Learner Demonstrates understanding of content. In-text citations are present, but there is less than 10% cited, the work is the learner’s own and not cited or paraphrased material.

This Criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Quality of Posts
10.0 pts
Thorough use of key terms and concepts relevant to the assignment. Thoroughly incorporates readings and other academic & professional resources

This criterion is link to a Learning Outcome Addresses all questions
20.0 pts
Thoroughly and substantively addresses all 5 questions.

This criterion is link to a Learning Outcome Grammar and Spelling
10.0 pts
No Grammar or Spelling Errors

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Evidence
10.0 pts
Provides references to at least 5 scholarly sources (textbook, journal articles, articles, etc.)

This criterion is link to a Learning Outcome Timeliness
20.0 pts
Assignment is on time or early.

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