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Prompt

In this assignment, you will review the module resources and write a short paper discussing your understanding of health law and policy in the United States. You will also share your thoughts on the value conflicts between stakeholders and the impact on public health services.

You must cite at least three sources to support your claims. For additional help with completing this assignment, refer to the Shapiro Library Guide: Nursing – Graduate item in the Start Here module. You may also use the Online Writing Center, located in the Academic Support module.

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  1. Importance of Policy and Law: Explain the importance of policy and law in healthcare.
  2. Impact of Policy and Law: Provide a clear and concise description of the impact of health policy and law on the healthcare system and stakeholders. Consider the following questions in your response:
    1. What are some of the positive and negative impacts of health policy and law on the healthcare system?
    2. What are some of the positive and negative impacts of health policy and law on stakeholders?
    3. Why are these impacts essential to be aware of?
  3. Stakeholder Value Conflict: Define value conflict in your own words as it relates to healthcare and its stakeholders. Consider the following questions in your response:
    1. What are the two major causes of value conflict between stakeholders in the healthcare system, and why might these conflicts occur?
  4. Potential Impact of Value Conflict: Describe at least two potential impacts of stakeholders’ value conflict on the healthcare system. Consider the following question in your response:
    1. How might these impacts affect various stakeholders and their decision making?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

Introduction

In these resources, you will learn the essentials of health policy and law. You will learn about the types of stakeholders and their interest, influence, and involvement in the healthcare system. You will explore the impact of healthcare law and policies on the stakeholders. You will also learn the 10 essential public health services and the framework to communicate about them effectively to the public.

Required Resources

Reading: Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Chapters 1 and 5

Chapter 1 of the textbook covers the fundamentals of health law and policies. It also describes various conceptual frameworks to study health law and policies. This chapter briefly discusses the vast influence of policy and law in healthcare and public health. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • How do policymakers and the legal system reach a satisfactory balance of public health and private rights?
  • Who are the key stakeholders in healthcare, and how do health policies and laws impact them?

Chapter 5 of the textbook explores the role of the federal, state, and local public health agencies in healthcare. This chapter will help you understand how these agencies work together to solve healthcare issues and challenges. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What role does federal policy and law play in public health?
  • What are the two useful models for understanding the role of local health departments, and why are they used?
  • What are the 10 essential healthcare services, and why are they identified as essential?

Reading: Vulnerable Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term vulnerable population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be vulnerable populations?
  • Why is it important to identify vulnerable populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Underserved Population

This Shapiro Library resource defines the term underserved population and provides additional related articles that will inform or expand your understanding of the term. Although you are not required to read these related articles, they may provide some additional context and research that could help you in completing your assignments throughout the rest of the course. The related articles in this resource, unless already identified in a module as a required resource, can be considered outside resources and do not count as module resources as outlined in the course assignment rubrics, where applicable. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Which groups are considered to be underserved populations?
  • Why is it important to identify underserved populations and their needs, particularly regarding health policy and law?

Reading: Stakeholders’ Identification Affecting the Scope and the Changes in the Health Care System

This resource explains how the healthcare system evolves and how various stakeholders influence the changes in the healthcare system. It explores multiple barriers that stand in the way of changes in healthcare. It will help you understand how the needs and interests of stakeholders impact the changes in the healthcare system. Also, it will help you learn about the role of each stakeholder in the course of changes in healthcare. Consider the following as you read:

  • Why do politicians have the greatest impact in changing the healthcare system?
  • What are the potential barriers to changes in healthcare?
  • How do patients influence the whole process of change in the healthcare system?

Reading: The “10 Essential Public Health Services” Is the Common Framework Needed to Communicate About Public Health

To access this Shapiro Library resource, select the “PDF Full Text” option. This article explains the 10 essential public health services and the challenges in communicating about them appropriately. It further explores the consequences of not understanding and wrongly communicating the purpose and scope of public health services. It will help you understand how the “10 Essential Public Health Services” (also known as Essential Services) framework evolved, and it describes the most recent version of the Essential Services framework. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the consequences of our inability to communicate effectively about public health?
  • How does the new Essential Services framework help to assess public health system readiness and communicate public health funding needs?

Reading: Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders and Their Interests

This resource explores the meaning, role, and interest of the stakeholders in an organization or a system. It will help you understand the importance of analyzing the stakeholders’ interest and impact on an organization or a system. This resource also provides a detailed description about the categories of stakeholders, such as primary, secondary, and key stakeholders. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are some of the more common interests of stakeholders?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary stakeholders?

Reading: Identifying and Understanding How to Manage Conflict

This resource covers the information about dispute and conflict resolution specifically for healthcare professionals. It explains various causes of conflicts and disputes. Also, it describes a model of conflict resolution and will help you understand conflict and five different approaches to managing conflict. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • What are the four major types of conflict?
  • What is the key difference between avoiding and competing approaches to conflict in healthcare?

Additional Support (Optional)

Reading: Understanding Professional Stakeholders’ Active Resistance to Guideline Implementation: The Case of Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines

This Shapiro Library resource, using a case study, explains the answer to two critical questions about clinical guideline implementation. Consider the following questions as you read:

  • Why do professional stakeholders form active resistance to the implementation of some clinical guidelines?
  • How do professional values, perspectives, interests, and/or experiences influence the stakeholders’ stance?

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