Choose a specific culture or ethnicity of an immigrant or refugee population.
- Analyze their cultural and social norms.
- Discuss how they experience the healthcare system in America.
- Include an evaluation of how both the community and market-oriented approaches to health care, as highlighted in Chapter 10 of your text, can assist your chosen culture in getting the care they need. Provide an analysis of a multidisciplinary approach that can be used to deliver the best care to your population.
- Discuss a program in your community, or the nearest large community, that serves immigrants and refugees. Are the services truly accessible to a wide population of immigrants and refugees? Identify one approach which could improve accessibility, cost, or the quality of care for the population.
- Burkholder, D. M., & Nash, N. B. (2013). Special populations in health care. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
- Chapter 10: Where do we go from Here?
- This final chapter provides a summative overview of the future of health care and vulnerable populations.
- Bruner, P., Davey, M. P., & Waite, R. (2011). Culturally sensitive collaborative care models: Exploration of a community-based health center. Family Systems & Health, 29(3), 155-170. doi: 10.1037/a0025025
- The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the PsycARTICLES database in the Ashford University Library.
- Schor, E. L., Berenson, J., Shih, A., Collins, S. R., Schoe, C., Riley, P., & Dermody, C. (2011). Ensuring equity: A post-reform framework for achieving high performance health care for vulnerable populations. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Fund-Reports/2011/Oct/Ensuring-Equity.aspx