Access the 2020 edition of International Health Care System…
Access the 2020 edition of International Health Care System Profiles (Links to an external site.), published by The Commonwealth Fund. Use this resource and at least two other sources to complete the assignment.
Select a country for comparison and contrast with the United States healthcare system. Analyze the similarities and differences based on the following:
- Who receives coverage?
- What services are covered?
- How are costs contained?
- What is the role of the government?
- How is the healthcare system financed?
- What does the APN role look like?
- What policies and professional regulations are in place to ensure ethical APN practice?
In your opinion, how does the U.S. healthcare system fare when compared to other healthcare systems? What would you change about it? What would you leave the same?
Compose an essay comparing and contrasting the U.S. healthcare system with the country you selected. Consider the actual services provided, cost containment, and how the system is financed.
Analyze the role of the APN in the selected country. Consider the barriers and facilitators impacting implementation of APN roles and ethical practices.