Introduction I’m a lecturer at Laboure College, a nursing college in Milton, MA. I teach in the AA and BSN programs. In the AA program, I teach a class called Fundamentals of the US Healthcare System. In that class, students are asked to write essays. Even though Laboure has some of the best and brightest
Introduction In the class I teach at Laboure College, Fundamentals of the US Healthcare System, I ask my students to write essays about current issues in nursing. This requires them to reference contemporary writing on healthcare policy and practice both in the peer-reviewed literature as well as in the current affairs literature. I found that it
Even though the United Kingdom (UK), Germany, and Canada are very similar countries to the United States (US) in terms of wealth and civil rights, they are not equal when it comes to healthcare costs. In 2011, healthcare costs per capita in the US was over twice what it was in Germany and the UK.