In your view, is access to healthcare a basic right?

Discussion Question

By the due date assigned, post a response to one of the two discussion topics below, using information from the lectures, reading assignments, library resources, and Internet resources. All responses should be posted to the Discussion Area.

Topic 1

In your view, is access to healthcare a basic right? Why or why not? Should any basic healthcare services be provided to all US citizens? What about to US residents who are not citizens? Who should pay for basic healthcare services? Be prepared to defend your opinions.

Topic 2

Examine the ten recommendations formulated to direct the future of nursing in Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report the Future of Nursing (pages 4–16). Select one recommendation and discuss its contribution to improving the health of the US population.

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By the end of the week, comment on at least two of your peers’ responses. You can ask questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. All comments should be posted to the Discussion Area.