Civil Rights and Health Care Name Institution Civil Rights and Health Care In his monumental appealing speech delivered on 4 July 1948 Senator Hubert H. Humphrey called for the honor of civil rights by acknowledging that all men are equal. He called on the United States to set an example to the world nations as the true pillar of civil rights. Since then the United Democratic National Convention Address.” American Rhetoric. Retrieved from www.americanrhetoric.com Kaiser Family Foundation KFF (2017). “Key facts about the uninsured population.” Retrieved from www.kff.org Medicaid. (n.d). “Affordable Care Act.” Retrieved from www.medicaid.gov The Sentinel Watch. (2016). “Ending health disparities: What can nurses do?” Retrieved from www.americansentinel.edu Woolhandler S. & Himmelstein D. U. (2013). Life or debt: underinsurance in America. Journal of General Internal Medicine 28(9): 1122-1124. [...]
Take a look at Herbert Humphries' Civil Rights Speech. In this discussion board you will present information related to current health care reform and civil rights. Topics to include: What are the health care policies related to access, equity, quality, and cost? If you do not feel there are current health care policies related to access, equity, quality and cost, why not? What does health care reform mean to the uninsured, and underinsured? What is the implication of limited access to vulnerable populations? What can nursing do to help increase awareness of civil rights in health care Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts. Points: 30 Due Dates: Initial Post: Fri, Mar 2 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US. Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references. Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page) Note: Since it is difficult to edit the APA reference in the Blackboard discussion area, you can copy and paste APA references from your Word document to the Blackboard discussion area. Points will not be deducted because of format changes in spacing.