NUR 4667 Globalization in Nursing

NUR 4667 Globalization in Nursing
Scholarly Paper Guidelines
For this paper, the student will choose one topic from either of the two main subject areas of:
1) Description of a Health System
2) Global Health Issue
The paper will be 5 to 6 pages (excluding the title page and reference page) and written in APA
format. A minimum of six (6) current references (within the last five years) should be cited on
the reference list. This paper will be submitted via TURN-IT-IN on the course Blackboard
website. After submission, a rating of 0-15% similarity will be considered acceptable. Over
15% will not be considered acceptable.
A) Healthcare Delivery System of a Country (Choose your country from the list below, or if
you wish to do another country please gain approval from the instructor). You should attempt to
answer the following questions in your paper:
1. How is health care delivered? Ex. in hospitals, private clinics, public clinics?
2. How is healthcare acquired? Ex. private pay, insurance, government subsidy?
3. Who pays for health care? Ex. if insurance is available does the employer pay, or is
privately purchased?
4. How is the population cared for when chronically ill? Ex. family members, hospitals for
rehabilitation, private houses who care for the ill?
5. How is the population cared for when dying? Ex. family members? Hospice? At home or
hospital?
6. How is the patient selected to have a procedure done or not? Ex. Is the patient able to
decide how to be treated?
You may choose one of the following Countries to explore their Healthcare System. More
then one student may choose the same country, but this is individual work:
Mexico, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Cuba, France, Spain, Germany, Israel, Italy, Denmark,
Greece, Belgium, Ecuador, Haiti, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, United Arab Emirates
B) Global Health Problem – Choose from the following issues and discuss how they affect the
world. Include examples and statistics which show how underdeveloped countries are affected. (Please note there are chapters in the book about these topics,
however, you should not copy from your text!!)
1. Environmental Health
2. Maternal & Child Health
3. Nutrition
4. Ethical Issues/Human Rights