Portfolio Assignment: Global Healthcare Comparison Matrix and Narrative Statement

In this Assignment, you will examine a global health issue and consider the approach to this issue by the United States and by one other country.

In this Assignment, you will examine a global health issue and consider the approach to this issue by the United States and by one other country.
Please chose a topic related to mental health if possible, or even the COVID-19 pandemic or Monkey Pox

To Prepare:

Review the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global health agenda and select one global health issue to focus on for this Assignment.
Select at least one additional country to compare to the U.S. for this Assignment.
Reflect on how the global health issue you selected is approached in the U.S. and in the additional country you selected.
Review and download the Global Health Comparison Matrix provided in the Resources.
The Assignment: (1- to 2-page Global Health Comparison Matrix; 1-page Plan for Social Change)

References (please use at least 3 of the following references which will count as the class resource and at least 2 other resources)

Milstead, J. A., & Short, N. M. (2019). Health policy and politics: A nurse’s guide (6th ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Chapter 11, “The Impact of Globalization: Nurses Influencing Global Health Policy” (pp. 194–208)

https://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554(18)30345-2/fulltext
https://gh.bmj.com/content/3/Suppl_1/e000603
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740624X11001110?via%3Dihub
https://www.who.int

Part 1: Global Health Comparison Matrix

Focusing on the country you selected and the U.S., complete the Global Health Comparison Matrix. Be sure to address the following:

Consider the U.S. national/federal health policies that have been adapted for the global health issue you selected from the WHO global health agenda. Compare these policies to the additional country you selected for study.
Explain the strengths and weaknesses of each policy.
Explain how the social determinants of health may impact the global health issue you selected. Be specific and provide examples.
Using the WHO’s Organization’s global health agenda as well as the results of your own research, analyze how each country’s government addresses cost, quality, and access to the global health issue selected.
Explain how the health policy you selected might impact the health of the global population. Be specific and provide examples.
Explain how the health policy you selected might impact the role of the nurse in each country.
Explain how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in both countries. Be specific and provide examples.
Part 2: A Plan for Social Change

Reflect on the global health policy comparison and analysis you conducted in Part 1 of the Assignment and the impact that global health issues may have on the world, the U.S., your community, as well as your practice as a nurse leader.

In a 1-page response, create a plan for social change that incorporates a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.

Explain how you would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.
Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact your local practice and role as a nurse leader.
Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice as a nurse leader represents and contributes to social change. Be specific and provide examples.

Global Healthcare Issues and Policies

Part 1: Global Health Comparison Matrix

Focusing on the country you selected and the U.S., complete the Global Health Comparison Matrix. Be sure to address the following:

• Consider the U.S. national/federal health policies that have been adapted for the global health issue you selected from the WHO global health agenda. Compare these policies to the additional country you selected for study.–

Excellent 45 (45%) – 50 (50%)
Response uses sufficient evidence and provides clear, accurate, and detailed explanation of:

-strengths and weaknesses of policies in the U.S. and another country

-how the social determinants of health impact the issue in the U.S. and in another country. Specific examples are provided.

-how the governments of the two countries address cost, quality, and access related to the issue.

-how the policy in each of the two countries impacts the health of the global population. Detailed and accurate supporting examples are provided.

-how the policies in each country impact the role of the nurse.

-how the global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in each of the two countries.
Good 40 (40%) – 44 (44%)
Response uses sufficient evidence and provides an explanation of:

-the strengths and weaknesses of policies in the U.S. and another country.

-how the social determinants of health impact the issue in the U.S. and in another country. Specific examples may be provided.

-how the governments of the two countries address cost, quality, and access related to the issue.

-how the policy in each of the two countries impacts the health of the global population. Supporting examples may be provided.

-how the policies in each country impact the role of the nurse.

-how the global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in each of the two countries.
Fair 35 (35%) – 39 (39%)
Explanation of the strengths and weaknesses of policies in the U.S. and another country is vague or inaccurate.

Explanation of how the social determinants of health impact the issue in the U.S. and another country, and/or the examples, are vague or inaccurate.

Explanation of how the governments of the two countries address cost, quality, and access related to the issue is vague or inaccurate.

Explanation of how the policy in each of the two countries impacts the health of the global population, and/or supporting examples, is vague or inaccurate.

Explanation of how the policies in each country impact the role of the nurse is vague or incomplete.

Explanation of how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in each of the two countries is vague or inaccurate.
Poor 0 (0%) – 34 (34%)
Explanation of the strengths and weaknesses of policies in the U.S. and another country is vague and inaccurate or is missing.

Explanation of how the social determinants of health impact the issue in the U.S. and in another country, and the examples, are vague and inaccurate, or is missing.

Explanation of how the governments of the two countries address cost, quality, and access related to the issue is vague and inaccurate or is missing.

Explanation of how the policy in each of the two countries impacts the global population, and supporting examples, is missing.

Explanation of how the policies in each country impact the role of the nurse is vague and inaccurate or is missing.

Explanation of how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in both countries is missing.
The Nurse’s Role in Global Healthcare

Part 2: A Plan for Social Change

Reflect on the global health policy comparison and analysis you conducted in Part 1 of the Assignment. In a 1-page response, create a plan for social change that incorporates a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.

• Explain how you would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.

• Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact your local practice and role as a nurse leader.

• Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice as a nurse leader represents and contributes to social change. Be specific and provide examples.–

Excellent 32 (32%) – 35 (35%)
Using sufficient evidence, Response provides a clear and thorough explanation of how one would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into his/her role as a nurse leader.

Response provides a clear and thorough explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact local practice and the role as a nurse leader.

Response clearly and thoroughly explains in detail how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens in one’s role as a nurse represents and contributes to social change. Accurate And detailed supporting examples are provided.
Good 28 (28%) – 31 (31%)
Using sufficient evidence, Response provides an explanation of how one would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into his/her role as a nurse leader.

Response provides an explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact local practice and the role as a nurse leader.

Response explains how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens in one’s role as a nurse represents and contributes to social change. Some supporting examples are provided.
Fair 25 (25%) – 27 (27%)
Explanation of how one would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into his/her role as a nurse leader is vague or incomplete.

Explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact local practice and the role as a nurse leader is vague or incomplete.

Explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens in one’s role as a nurse represents and contributes to social change, and/or supporting examples provided, are vague or incomplete.
Poor 0 (0%) – 24 (24%)
Explanation of how one would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into his/her role as a nurse leader is vague and incomplete or is missing.

Explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact local practice and the role as a nurse leader is vague and incomplete or is missing.

Explanation of how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens in one’s role as a nurse represents and contributes to social change, and/or supporting examples, is missing.
Written Expression and Formatting – Paragraph Development and Organization:

Paragraphs make clear points that support well developed ideas, low logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas.
Sentences are carefully focused– neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensive purpose statement and introduction is provided which delineates all required criteria.–

Excellent 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity.

A clear and comprehensive purpose statement, introduction, and conclusion is provided which delineates all required criteria.
Good 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 80% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is stated, yet is brief and not descriptive.
Fair 3 (3%) – 3 (3%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 60%- 79% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is vague or off topic.
Poor 0 (0%) – 2 (2%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity < 60% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is incomplete or missing.
Written Expression and Formatting – English Writing Standards:

Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation–

Excellent 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.
Good 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Contains a few (1-2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Fair 3 (3%) – 3 (3%)
Contains several (3-4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Poor 0 (0%) – 2 (2%)
Contains many (≥5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding.
Written Expression and Formatting:

The paper follows correct APA format for title page, font, spacing, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list).–

Excellent 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Uses correct APA format with no errors.
Good 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Contains a few (1-2) APA format errors.
Fair 3 (3%) – 3 (3%)
Contains several (3-4) APA format errors.
Poor 0 (0%) – 2 (2%)
Contains many (≥5) APA format errors.
Total Points: 100

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