100%(16)16 out of 16 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 19 - 22 out of 35 pages.
match a particular leader’s sense of style. To understand this model, Butts & Rich (2017) suggests that one ought to assess the key attributes of the leader then examine the key aspects of the given scenario. The model prescribes that rather than attempting to change the leader, it would be recommended to train the leader in a proficient manner on how to identify and alter key situational attributes to proficiently match their individual motivational hierarchies and personal adopted behaviors. Health DisparitiesAs I carried out the capstone literature research, I unearthed diverse range of healthcare disparities in the U.S healthcare system. According to studies by Bergmark & Sedaghat (2017) and Cash-Gibson, Rojas-Gualdrón, Pericàs & Benach (2018), I learned
REFLECTIVE JOURNAL20that the leading health disparities in the U.S entails healthcare conditions such as Asthma,mental health, infant mortality, diabetes, cancer and hypertension. Such disparities have been found to be more common among specific ethnic demographics such as African Americans, Asians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaii, Latinos and Hispanics and Mexicans.Pollack Porter, Lindberg & McInnis-Simoncelli (2019) posits that health disparity demographics entails the ethnic minorities, under privileged individuals in terms of socio-economic frameworks, under privileged individuals in rural settings. Trinh, Agénor, Austin & Jackson (2017) posits that key mechanisms that are contributing to health disparities entails personal behaviors, beliefs, lifestyles and unique stress response mechanism. Such aspects entail adverse situations, incidents of food insecurity, racism and the progress of immigration. Biological processes that have been identified as participants in health disparities entail cases of gene variants, disparities in patient metabolism, patients with genetic susceptibility, individuals with early onset of genetic chronic conditions or those with rapid progression or higher genetic condition severity. Aspects of physical and cultural immediate environment were profiled as part of the contributing factors to health disparities. Such aspects are categorized into place, patient network, social interactions and the levels of community cohesion. The core objective of Healthy People 2020, according to Wasserman et al. (2019) is to eradicate the health based disparities since evidence exists to prove that differences by socioeconomic status, race alongside other social aspects are wide and progressive in the U.S., South America, the U.K and Australia. For instance, studies by Xin (2017) highlight that rate of depression and suicide cases has tripled among adolescents in the last three decades. As such, San Diego suicide data records demonstrate a higher suicide
REFLECTIVE JOURNAL21counts compared to the national data in the last 12 months. Xin (2017) argues that homosexual and lesbian adolescents have a double to triple likelihood of attempting suicide as compared to their straight peers.