The Course Project
In this week, you will continue to complete the tasks of the project topic selected in Week 1. (MY TOPIC IS ARTHRITIS) ASSIGNMENT IS NEEDED BY TOMORROW- 04/22/2017 AT 12:00.
Topic 1: Disease Process
For a hypothetical patient who has the disease you selected, create a socioeconomic profile of your choice.
- What is the level of this patient’s income, education, work experience, and cultural influences?
- How might these socioeconomic factors influence his or her ability to access the necessary healthcare?
- How can the patient engage in self-care practices, such as modifying diet and exercise, and understand the nature of the illness, treatment, and prognosis?
- What healthcare services for this disease does the patient has access to?
Topic 2: Healthcare Profession
Identify the education and training of the healthcare professional you selected to study and answer the following:
- What is the interface between this profession and other healthcare providers?
- Who might their superior be in the healthcare network?
- Who might their peers be? Colleagues? Subordinates?
- What referral patterns might exist for this professional?
Submit your answers in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document. Support your answers with appropriate examples and research.
Cite all references in APA format.