This assessment task requires you to research a health condition and analyse how the condition is managed in Australia compared to how it is managed in one other country. You will also investigate a related community initiative and the role of the nurse in that initiative.
Please refer to the Task Instructions for details on how to complete this task.
Healthcare has major resource implications in terms of human, time and financial resources, and is increasingly influenced by environmental and overall sustainability concerns. Healthcare systems, priorities and politics vary globally, impacting on the management of preventative and interventional healthcare.
In this essay, you will examine local and global health issues and the healthcare systems and resources in place to manage those issues. This includes consideration of the political, sustainability and financial influences on the design, development and delivery of those health care systems and programs. Finally, you will consider the potential impact of the chosen health issue on Australia’s healthcare system and identify an innovative initiative that contributes to reducing or avoiding this issue.
• Select one (1) of the following topics.
Research the topic you have chosen. Find studies/research/journal articles/government and international health agency reports relating to the topic. These peer-reviewed articles will help you support your line of reasoning.
Address the following questions in your essay.
This is an analytic essay in which you are asked to investigate, discuss, and analyse the topic. To do this clearly, you are required to break the topic into its different elements and discuss these in separate paragraphs or sections. Plan your essay so that is readable, clear and logically sequenced, and with a distinct introduction, body and conclusion.
Body paragraphs: (a new paragraph for each element discussed).
It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see more information on referencing in the Academic Skills webpage.