In the past, paternalism among healthcare providers was an accepted way of practicing medicine. Patients sought care from physicians and accepted their opinions and treatment choices without question. However, in today’s healthcare industry, there has been a shift away from paternalism as patients become active in their treatment choices and work as a team with
To what extent does discrimination and racism create health disparities? Why are some populations more likely to experience health disparities? Support your position with multiple examples.
Reflecting on your childhood, what types of barriers/disparities existed that limited your ability to lead a healthier life? Were there any short-term or long-term consequences?
Identify two (2) contributing factors to childhood obesity. The prevalence of obesity remains high and affects Americans of all ages. Review the following resource: United States Department of Health and Human Services (2017). 2020 Topics and objectives: Nutrition and weight status. Retrieved from: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/nutrition-and-weight-status Initial Discussion Post: Identify two (2) contributing factors to childhood obesity.
In your opinion, is it possible to perform a truly and totally pure structured interview? For example, how can you negotiate a participant that tends to add more than the question requires? Explain
Describe your overall impression of how we are doing in terms of minority health. What surprised you the most? Where do you see us doing a good job?
In one page, what are the career goals of a health Information Managment (HIM) for the next five years?
Which of the following is NOT an example of a primary data source? A. Self-report B. Death certificate C. Standardized tests D. Biological samples E. None of the above
Choose a foodbourne disease and describe the infectious agent, incubation period, clinical syndrome, pathophysiology, characteristic foods, what testing needs to be done (i.e. what specimens need to be collected for which laboratory tests) and the antimicrobials used for treatment.
Define 1. open fracture 2. closed fracture 3. comminuted 4. green stick fractures 5. Colles’ wrist fracture 6. impacted fracture 7. compression fracture 8. segmental fracture 9. oblique fracture 10. double fracture