This essay focuses on Sociocultural Norms Health and Nursing .As you discovered in this week’s lectures and textbook readings, numerous vulnerable populations
Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.
Sociocultural Norms, Health, and Nursing
Topic 1: Vulnerable Populations
As you discovered in this week’s lectures and textbook readings, numerous
vulnerable populations exist in the community.
Identify three local organizations in your community that deliver healthcare
services to vulnerable populations.
Based on your research findings, answer the following;
Firstly, Which population does each organization serve?
Secondly, What services does it provide?
Thirdly, Where does it get its funding (local, state, or federal sources)?
Further, Evaluate the relative value of each organization’s services to
individuals and families in the vulnerable population it serves.
Topic 2: Stigma Associated with Disease
Some vulnerable populations may have diseases, health impairments, and
pregnancy that bring humiliation and predisposed judgment. Unfortunately, these
health conditions can cause vulnerable populations to become ostracized by the
Firstly, What ways would you choose to function as an advocate for vulnerable
Secondly, Discuss the types of assistance you might provide to each of the following
clients from a vulnerable population;
Firstly, A 24-year-old pregnant woman who is currently homeless and
Secondly, A 16-year-old girl who has run away from her foster home and who
has an IV drug habit
Thirdly, An immigrant worker whose TB skin test just came back positive
Further, An employed, married man who contracted Hepatitis B through a
blood transfusion 30 years ago