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FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING

Open Posted By: highheaven1 Date: 15/09/2020 Graduate Homework Writing

MODULE 6

TOPIC: Public Health Laws and Ethical Implications

Public health laws and regulations are often passed in response to human-caused or natural disasters or the spread of an infectious disease or other health epidemic. Select a law or regulation that was passed after a significant public health event or in response to an epidemic. In a 1,250-1,500 word paper, discuss the public health law or regulation and describe its impact on a community, including its ethical implications. Examples could include laws/regulations targeting smoking, obesity, healthy mothers and babies, vaccinations, etc. Include the following:

Introduction with an overview of the law/regulation, why it was passed, and how it was or is being implemented on the local, state, and/or federal level.

  1. A discussion of who the law/regulation targets and how they are being impacted.
  2. An evaluation of the efficacy of the law/regulation. Include evidence demonstrating whether it is or is not working.
  3. A discussion of the law/regulation’s ethical implications-Do you think this law is fair and ethical in natural? It is being applied ethically/fairly? Were/are there any unforeseen/unintended      consequences to be considered?

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. 

STUDY MATERIALS

Read Chapters 9 and 10 in Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care. URL:https://www.gcumedia.com/digital-resources/jones-and-bartlett/2018/public-health-nursing_practicing-population-based-care_3e.php

Read "Fostering Nurses' Moral Agency and Moral Identity: The Importance of Moral Community," by Liaschenko and Peter, from Hastings Center Report (2016). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=118225080&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Read "Safeguarding the Public's Health: Ethical Nursing," by Rushton and Broome, from Hastings Center Report (2015). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=103880265&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Read "Laws & Regulations," from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2010). URL: https://www.hhs.gov/regulations/index.html

Read " Explore Legislation, Regulations & Policies," from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015).URL: https://www.cdc.gov/stltpublichealth/policy/legislation-regulation-policies.html

Read "Specific Laws and Regulations Governing the Control of Communicable Diseases," from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2017).URL: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/specificlawsregulations.html

Explore the Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law website.URL: http://www.publichealthlawcenter.org

Category: Engineering & Sciences Subjects: Engineering Deadline: 12 Hours Budget: $120 - $180 Pages: 2-3 Pages (Short Assignment)