What is your opinion on this form of health tourism?

IMPORTANT NOTE:

This is the Key Element for NUR 305 Transcultural Patterns in Healthcare. It is very important that you save this paper in a safe place for easy retrieval for when you get to your final capstone course- NUR 482 Synthesis. You will build a portfolio there and will need all the Key Elements from each of your courses.

Hopefully, you have a separate memory key/thumb drive designated for all of the Key Element projects you have done or are expecting to do.

Introduction

The focus for this week is on the concept of health tourism. This is perhaps an aspect of modern health care that you have not considered before but which may have an impact on the patients that we come in contact with. This assignment allows you to consider some of the key issues in health tourism in some detail.

Instructions:

1. Select a surgical procedure (not dental) that Americans regularly have carried out in another country. Then answer the following questions using between 500 and 750 words.

What is your opinion on this form of health tourism? (15%)
What are the risks that patient might face in having this procedure carried out in another country? (15%)
What hurdles does the American patient have to overcome to have the procedure carried out in another country? (15%)
Why would someone want to have the procedure carried out in another country? Explain the cost comparisons and list three advantages of carrying out the procedure in another country (15%)
What is the procedure? How would you explain it to someone who was not a nurse? (15%)
APA Format (25%)
This is to be your own work.
The assignment should be between 500-750 words and must be computer generated and submitted in a Word document.
Please write your assignment under the five headings (questions) given above (points will be deducted for not doing this). Please note the word limit is plus or minus 5% of the word limit. Points will be deducted for each additional wordage of 5% outside of the word limit.
APA Format is mandatory. Thus, you will need a title page, in-text citations, and a reference page. Proper spelling/grammar.
The deadline for this assignment is Friday @ 23:59.
Rubric
Healthcare Tourism Project-KEY ELEMENT

Healthcare Tourism Project-KEY ELEMENT

Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat is your opinion on this form of health tourism?

15.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat are the risks that patient might face in having this procedure carried out in another country?

15.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat hurdles does the American patient have to overcome to have the procedure carried out in another country?

15.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhy would someone want to have the procedure carried out in another country? Explain the cost comparisons and list three advantages of carrying out the procedure in another country

15.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat is the procedure? How would you explain it to someone who was not a nurse?

15.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA formatHeadings, 500-750 word count, headings, title page, intext citations, reference page. Proper spelling/grammar.

25.0 pts
Full Marks

0.0 pts
No Marks

25.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0

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