This assignment discusses the barriers to children in accessing health-care services.This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
This discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
To support your work, use your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library.Moreover, as in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible.Further, respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial postings.Moreover, participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion.Further, cite sources in your responses to other classmates.Finally,complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Using your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library, perform research on the following:
After completing your research, answer the following questions:
· Firstly, what are the sources of pediatric primary care in the United States? Are these sources sufficient for providing health-care services to the pediatric population? Why or why not?
· Secondly, are there certain pediatric populations that lack access to health-care services? Why?
· Thirdly, what are the barriers to children in accessing health-care services in the United States? Why do these barriers exist?
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