Black History Month Focus and Health Disparities in the African American Community

Black History Month Focus and Health Disparities in the African American Community
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this clinical assignment is to highlight some of the healthcare issues of African Americans in celebration of Black History Month.  This assignment will also address the fact that disparities in health care are strong social determinants of health.  
Specifically, students will create a brief document in which they will demonstrate their ability to:
Identify major health conditions that impact the African American (AA) communities in Chicago.
Compare and contrast epidemiological data that showcases the differences among different racial and ethnic groups within the city of Chicago and at the state level. Students will also interpret the data about the impact of the CoVID pandemic on the AA population. 
Create a document /pamphlet for teaching about sickle cell disease in the AA community
Realize that many health-care policies affect African Americans in a negative way
Appreciate that many African Americans have influenced Public Health in positive ways
Appreciate that the Resurrection University Library has a variety of educational texts and data bases related to African American history and healthcare in the U.S.
Please answer the following in a brief 2-page paper.  Place the questions in BOLD type
“The empirical evidence that race and ethnicity influence physicians to make harmful distinctions in how they treat and interact with White patients versus patients of color is overwhelming.” (Matthew, D. in Just Medicine, A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health care (2015). NY: New York University Press) 
What do you think this statement means? 
Have you had any experience that you would discuss or share?
Panelists who presented in the “Healthy Chicago 2025 video” noted that there is a significant lifespan difference between African Americans living in Chicago as compared to Caucasians in Chicago.
What is the average lifespan of African Americans in the community that you analyzed for Community /Windshield Project?  Compare this evidence to other communities assigned to your teams. 
If we focus on the health condition of sickle cell disease in the AA population, what public health education/promotion is done in the community that you are aware of? As an example of a primary intervention, create a health ed document /pamphlet/fact sheet that could be used in a community forum on sickle cell disease. 
Researchers noted below have emphasized that racial disparities exist among AA  nursing home residents.  For example, AA patients are often inappropriately diagnosed with dementia and physical restraint is also deployed with more frequency. Please read the following articles and list three major findings from each: 
Rivera –Hernandez, M; Kumar, A.; Epstein-Lubow, G & Thomas, K.S. (2019). Disparities in nursing home use and quality among African American, Hispanic, and White Medicare residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Journal of Aging and Health, 31(7), 1259-1277. doi.org/10.1177/0898264318767778.
Shippee, T.P.; Henning-Smith, C., & Rhee, T.G. et.al. (2016). Racial Differences in Minnesota nursing home residents’ quality of life: The importance of looking beyond individual predictors. Journal of Aging and Health, 28(2), 199-224.  doi.org/10.1177/0898264315589576.
Following the virtual class presentation with the Res U library staff:
Write a paragraph about something new that you learned from the presentation.
Who are some African American heroes in the medical field?
What are some resources that you learned about for yourself and the families that you will be working with? Please document some of the resources below.

Elite Writer Help
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.