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In 1921,helped w/programs like WIC. Defined fole of federal government in creating standards followed by states/Had the most significan impact on health care policy.
Sheppard Towner Act
To give in without protest
Acquiesce
Collaboration/CHN/Homehealth/health promotion.
Trends in Health Care
The Constitution provides legal basis for health care. True or False
True. Article 1 Section 8
1)To make sure all people access, quality services @ affordable cost 2)all essential health care is available to everyone. Focus HCS to pt's needs & population
Nursing Agenda for Health Care Reform 1991
Run by nurses. No MDs. provides care to vulnerable populations/client centered.
Nursing Centers
1)Eliminate health disparities
2)increase years of quality & healthy life
Major goals of Healthy People 2010 & Nursing Centers
Water borne Disease/ eliminated by chlorine/causes intestinal illness
Giardia
Major Lead poisoning
> 10mg/ml
Assessment/Exposure Pathway
analysis/Interventions>>>>>>>
Prevent/Educate/Treat
Role o Community Health Nurse
1/Environmental medium
2/Source of contamination
3/Point of exposure
4/route of exposure
5/receptore population
Exposure Pathways Analysis
Based on moral principles and values not on scientific theory
Ethics
A wrong committed by one person against another
Tort
Affirmed the basic rights of all who seek health care services. "The right to health doesnt include the right to health care".
Patients Bill of Rights
The Code may exceed the law but is never less than what the law requires of a nurse.
ANA code of ethics
Do no harm
nonmaleficence
doing good
beneficence
the patient comes first
advocacy
self determination/
independence/freedom of action chosen by the individual
Autonomy
Accepting responsibility/
Does not equal responsibility
Accountability
Overriding the clients wished for their own good or own best interest.
Paternalism
Hallmark of accountability
Self regulation
Fairness to all
Justice
Truthfulness
Veracity
Quasi-voluntary/linked to govt regulations linked to payment
Accreditation
Creation of a nationwide data bank of disciplinary actions taken against doctors, nurses, dentists, & therapist.
The National Health Practioners Data Bank
assessment prior to service
Prospective
review during care
Concurrent
analysis of services after care
Retrospective
Assists undeveloped countries with reconstruction & road building(lends ~20 million)
World Bank