NSG4068 Trends in Healthcare Policy Week 2 Discussion Social Determinants of Health
NSG4068 Trends in Healthcare Policy
Week 2 Discussion
Social Determinants of Health
Increasingly, health policymakers are becoming aware of the social determinants of health and the role they play in prevention disease and promoting health and wellness.
In the Frameworks for Action in Policy and Politics chapter, examine Box 1-1 (Political Aspects of the Social Determinants of Health) and Figure 1-6 (The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Nursings Policy Influence). Compare these with the story about Lilian Walds work in New York City.
Reflect on the what of Walds strategies. In your opinion, which did she use effectively?
Looking further at the what in Figure 1-6, answer any one of the following questions:
Discuss at least three competencies/strategies that you have used effectively.
Identify three competencies/strategies that you dont currently use and discuss how you might incorporate them into your advocacy toolbox.
Review the four recommendations in the IOM report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health and find your states action coalition.
Discuss your states action coalitions work as it aligns with these four recommendations.
Is each recommendation being addressed?
Based on your analysis of the website, how would you describe your states progress toward meeting the IOM recommendations?