The impact socioeconomic status has on this culture access to care
Each student takes one culture and writes a research paper on the impact socioeconomic status has on this cultures access to care. Please include information about: health care delivery systems such as: cost effective care (health insurance), preventive care, treatment plan, health promotion and patient centered care etc.
●Choose one culture (for example: Chinese, Indian, Native American). Discuss the impact socio economic status has on their specific culture access to care. Discuss all of the things that get in the way of this cultures access to appropriate care (for example: poverty, language barriers, location) Include a discussion on healthcare delivery systems such as lack of insurance, agreement on treatment plan, or access to health promotion and resources.
In addition, discuss social determinants and health disparities within this population as well as cultural healing practices, or alternative treatments methods.
●Consider Social Determinants of Health which are conditions in your natural environment that affects an individuals or groups access to health care. Check out Unit 4 PowerPoint-(slide 8) for more information on Social Determinants. In addition, include if this culture prefers non westernized medicine. Discuss their cultural healing practices and alternative treatment methods. If this culture prefers Westernized please include this and discuss why they prefer this form of treatment. Lastly, discuss prevalent health disparities such as: chronic heart disease, asthma, birth mortality, diabetes, hypertension etc.
How do they respond to the following:
● Health promotion/research
●Cost effective care (health insurance coverage)
●Access to care
●Quality of care
●Preventive care/Disease prevention