Community related to the illness


Study the resources in your community related to the illness group chosen in Week 1

  • Identify and discuss a minimum of three community or national resources for your illness group preferably in your community.
  • Include in your response all the information the patient should know about the services.
    • Benefits
    • Specific services they offer.
    • Fee schedules, if and when appropriate.
    • Criteria for eligibility.
    • Application process.
    • Availability of transportation.
  • Discuss integration of these resources into a plan of care.
  • Discuss potential advantages and disadvantages for vulnerable populations in seeking these resources.

Support your responses with examples and information from library resources, textbook and lectures.