According to Cherry and Jacob (2017), nurses make up the largest segment of the workforce in health care delivery. Therefore, they have an opportunity to be proactive in changing health care inequities and access to health care.
- Choose 3 bullets from the key findings in the article on Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, and in a blog of 300 words (total) give an overview of the ways in which nurses as a professional group could proactively lead the changes to curtail disparities in the health care system for the bullets you have selected. Please state which key finding you have selected in your opening statement before delving into to your discussion of each.
IOM Report: Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (Article is attached below)
*Barriers to Accessing Care http://www.news-medical.net/health/Disparities-in-Access-to-Health-Care.aspx
Required Video Clips:
*Social Determinants of Health…… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7iSYi3ziTI
*Defeating Health Disparities………http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BdxFD3SzVg
* Social Determinants of Health: Claire Pomeroy at TEDxUCDavis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qykD-2AXKIU
*Racial Health Disparities The Bias of Media Coverage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAEnJaCj8sM
*Health Disparities & Social Inequality… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erjk0c9AVhI (copy & paste link in web browser).