ii. Discussion 1 (20 points)
a. Assignment not a collaborative team assignment. To be completed individually by
b. Following review of the Readings/Resources provided for you, including viewing of
the NURS 434 Discussions Review Video in Module 3, post a response to one of
the questions listed below. Be sure to follow the discussion rubric guidelines found
in the NURS 434 syllabus, Appendix A. Please note the due dates for postings in the
NURS 434 schedule provided. It is important to know that as your instructor, I am
sensitive to your busy schedules with family, work, and school. There are due dates
for postings, created to allow productive discussions between yourself and your peers.
If you ever feel that meeting a due date creates a significant challenge for you, please
let me know and we will discuss an alternative plan for you. If I do not hear from
you, the grading criteria for late submissions will be followed.
c. After the student completes their initial posting, and has responded to at least two
other students, the student will self-grade their discussion using the discussion quiz,
located within NURS 434 Module 3 content area. The studentâ€™s self grade will be
reviewed by the course instructor for accuracy, and adjusted as needed.
You may choose to respond to one of the questions below:
Question 1: Access to healthcare for the rural population differs from the urban
population. What are three challenges the rural population faces that creates more
difficulty accessing healthcare? How do these challenges accessing healthcare lead to
health status disparities? In your opinion, how could we decrease these healthcare
Question 2: The number of healthcare professions is different in rural vs. urban settings.
What are three of those differences for rural vs. urban healthcare settings? What
healthcare professions are noted to be scarce in rural healthcare settings? In your opinion,
how could we best reduce the scarcity of these healthcare professionals? Please follow Appendix A for the rubric . Thankyou