Ethics in Health Care, Health Care Policy, and Health Care Delivery Systems.

Question Description

For this assignment, include a synthesis of what you have learned about Ethics in Health Care, Health Care Policy, and Health Care Delivery Systems.

  • Identify and clarify an ethical dilemma associated with improving awareness of and adherence to measles vaccination schedules among your specific target population (Hispanic Population).
  • Suggest at least two possible approaches for addressing the identified dilemma and implications. One approach must be at the individual level, and one must be at the organizational level.
  • Determine the most appropriate approach and describe the components of implementation in detail.
  • 3–4 pages, excluding title page and references.

Final Answer




Ethics in Healthcare
Institution Affiliation



In the distribution of healthcare services, nurses usually face various challenges. One
major challenge is ethical dilemmas since different communities have varying beliefs and
traditions that may limit or assist in the delivery of healthcare services (Holloway, & Galvin,
2016). Nurses usually find themselves find themselves in ethical dilemmas since they have to
follow a code of ethics which gives them a responsibility to respect human rights and ensure
treatment of patients in a respectful manner in the process of promoting their health, making sure
they go through minimal suffering and prevent sickness (Holloway, & Galvin, 2016). Such
situations limit the ability of a health worker to assist the patients since they are obliged to work
according to the wishes of patients and cannot forcefully give the required help to patients
The Ethical Dilemma in the Case of Measles
In a recent study, it has been established that Hispanics are the race with the least
probability of seeking medical assistance in any type of situation. When it comes to the case of
measles, Latinos make up for 65% of the cases. With regard to how they shun Medicare,
reaching out to Latinos to seek medical care has made it quite impossible. Hispanics evade the
use of medicine due to many reasons including the fact that they have high individual pride that
makes them believe that they do not need to seek medical attention every time they fall ill (De
Jesus & Xiao, 2014). They also rely on home remedies to avoid incurring extra costs from
medical treatment. Since it is in their culture to use natural methods to counter diseases. It
becomes quite hard for them to incorporate the use of m...

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