What is pharmacology and diverse populations
Write for your organization a 3–5-page impact report regarding the health concerns of a new immigrant population. Describe the population’s health concerns and issues, explain current pharmacological treatments, and explain how culture and traditional practices may affect use of pharmacology. Identify evidence-based strategies for the organization and nursing staff to use to educate the population and promote health and wellness.By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:SHOW MORE
Questions to Consider
To deepen your understanding, you are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of your professional community.
Within your community, are there educational or outreach programs to help specific populations understand health issues and the treatments available?
How effective are the programs?
How might professional nurses help such programs be more effective?
The following optional resources are provided to support you in completing the assessment or to provide a helpful context. For additional resources, refer to the Research Resources and Supplemental Resources in the left navigation menu of your courseroom.
APA Paper Template.
APA Paper Tutorial.
The following e-books or articles from the Capella University Library are linked directly in this course:
Haiyan, L., Li, Y., Tou, C. P. K., Patel, C. G., & Zhao, J. (2012). Pharmacokinetic study of Saxagliptin in healthy Chinese subjects. Clinical Drug Investigation, 32(7), 465–473.
Wen-Wen, L., Wallhagen, M. I., & Froelicher, E. S. (2010). Factors predicting blood pressure control in older Chinese immigrants to the United States of America. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(10), 2202–2212.
Lindkvist, P., Johansson, E., & Hylander, I. (2015). Fogging the issue of HIV – Barriers for HIV testing in a migrated population from Ethiopia and Eritrea. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1–12.
Long, J. M., Sowell, R., Bairan, A., Holtz, C., Curtis, A. B., & Fogarty, K. J. (2012). Exploration of commonalities and variations in health related beliefs across four Latino subgroups using focus group methodology: Implications in care for Latinos with Type 2 diabetes. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 19(4), 133–142.
Juckett, G., Nguyen, C., & Shahbodaghi, S. D. (2014). Caring for Asian immigrants: Tips on culture that can enhance patient care. Journal of Family Practice, 63(1), E1–E9.
Navarro-Illana, P., Diez-Domingo, J., Navarro-Illana, E., Tuells, J., Alemán, S., Puig-Barberá, J. (2014). Knowledge and attitudes of Spanish adolescent girls towards human papillomavirus infection: Where to intervene to improve vaccination coverage. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 667–683.
Taylor, R. J., Nguyen, A. W., Sinkewicz, M., Joe, S., & Chatters, L. M. (2013).