After rotating through the five sites, you will write a three-page paper using: double-spacing, 1 inch margins, and Times New Roman 12-point font.
Your paper will cover the following areas:
1. Prior Experience with the Health Care Field and Initial Career Interest
Describe the knowledge that you had about the health care sector prior to taking this course (including your initial thoughts on a health-related career). In other words, did you know much about health services before taking this class? What type of career did you initially have in mind?
2. Impact of the Five Site Visits on Career Interest/Planning
After rotating through the five sites and learning about various health positions, have your thoughts on your future in health care changed? What impact did the five site visits have on your future career plans?
3. Incorporate Two Concepts from Self-Directed Learning
Incorporate two concepts that were covered through self-directed learning (Weeks 1 through 4) to the field that you were drawn to. For example, you could write about health disparities that are evident in the dental field.The Field I was drawn to was “Dental Hygiene”. Your task is to relate dental hygiene to any of these concepts listed below:
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What is Public Health? – Video
Define and Identify Major Infectious Diseases
Define and Identify Major Chronic Diseases
Define and Identify Mental Health Conditions
Define and Identify Substance Abuse Conditions
What is the Biopsychosocial Model of Health?
Identify the Main Themes of “An Overview of the U.S. Health Care Non-System, 1908-2008”
Summarize Key Aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Describe the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act After Viewing, “Health Reform Hits Main Street” – Video
Describe the Affordable Care Act to a Friend after Viewing, “Obamacare Explained Simply” – Video
What is the Healthy People Program? What are Some Examples of Leading Health Indicators?
Define and Provide Examples of Health Disparities
What are Health Care Disparities in the Age of Coronavirus?
What Did You Learn about Health Disparities After Viewing Cuomo’s Coronavirus Briefing? – Video
Identify the Role of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Identify the Role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Identify the Role of the World Health Organization (WHO)
What Did You Learn After Reading, “Why There Are So Many Different Guidelines For Face Masks For The Public?”
A Layman’s Guide to the US Health Care System
What is Primary Health Care? – Video
Define Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Services
What are Reasons for ER Use Among Adults?
What are Some Trends in Hospital Emergency Department Visits?
Identify the Main Themes of “Medicare and Medicaid at 50” – Video
Identify the Role of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). How Does Medicare Differ from Medicaid?
Describe the Purpose of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace
Describe the Purpose of the NYS Health Plan Marketplace
What is the Purpose of the Department of Labor’s Career One Stop?
Summarize the Code of Medical Ethics
Describe HIPAA to a Friend