Health Care Disparities: Wk 5
In this discussion board, you will focus on a specific cultural group and how health disparities play a role in, health, employment and education.
1) Select one of the cultures (African-Americans, Mexican Americans, Appalachians) and answer the statements below related to the specific culture that you have selected.
a) What are the disparities associated with this culture?
b) How do the disparities affect health status?
c) How do the disparities affect employment?
d) How do the disparities affect education?
e) Identify two nursing interventions that could be taken to help decrease the affect health disparities have on your selected culture.
f) What would be the biggest nursing challenge when implementing your nursing interventions?
2) Be sure to include and introduction and a conclusion.
3) All paragraphs must be at least 4 sentences in length.
Submit original message by 11:59 pm Thursday of Week 5.
• Use APA style format
• Include a minimum of 2 (no more than 3) professional references
Comments or questions are welcome.