Vulnerable Population Essay
The vulnerable population chosen for this paper is Haitian immigrants. Topics of discussion will include description of the population, significant problems related to their vulnerability, related health and social problems, an evaluation of adequant of current strategies to break the cycle of vulnerability, ethical implications of current strategies, and proposed community and public health nursing interventions in roles of manager, advocate, teacher, caregiver and researcher.
Description of the Selected Population
Significance of Problems Related to its Vulnerability, Local and National Statistics (if relevant)
Related Health and Social Problems For centuries people have migrated to …show more content…
Haitians believe that illnesses can be of supernatural origins. They tend to specialize in herbal and holistic remedies as oppose to seeing a physician. That belief combined with high illiteracy rates and poverty leads to higher rates of infection and deaths. Most Haitians speak Creole (a dialect) and the educated speak French. Some Haitians (the uneducated) will indicate agreement (shaking their head