Fundamental Concepts for Community Health
Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).
(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)
Mauer, F.A. & Smith, C. M. (2013).
Chapters 7-9 & 30
The Healthcare System of the United States (7:35)
Healthcare Triage. (2014, February 17). The healthcare system of the United States [Video]. https://youtu.be/yN-MkRcOJjY
The Healthcare System of the United States (Links to an external site.)
Online Materials & Resources
Explore your state’s Department of Community Health website.
Explore your community’s Health Department website.
Individual Rights & Vaccination Policy
School board trustees are requesting public comment before they vote on a vaccination policy for all children in a local school district. Should individual rights (e.g., parents’ rights to decide whether to vaccinate their children) be compromised to control the spread of communicable diseases for the good of society?
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.