Discuss four aspects of the social context of care

ASSESSMENT

NUR 129 ASSESSMENT OF COURSEWORK

Assignment Guidelines

a?Discuss four aspects of the social context of carea (20 credits: Level 4)

Aim: The aim of this assignment is to allow you an opportunity to discuss the social context of health as applied to nursing

Assessment Mode: A 2,500 word essay in which you must explore FOUR aspects introduced in the module.

Assignment profile

Section Content Suggested word limit
(approximate)

Introduction
Identify the topics and outline what you will be discussing.

250

Main body of essay
Discuss the following:

1.Describe what is meant by stigma, and discuss how it can affect experiences of mental illness, or HIV/AIDS, or disability, or another appropriate example.

2.Relationships between health care professionals and patients are sometimes described as paternalistic. What does this mean, and in what ways may this be changing?

3.Describe and discuss the idea of the a?sociological imaginationa and the implications for nursing practice.

4. Select ONE dimension of social inequality (e.g. global, class, gender, ethnicity, disability) and describe and discuss the impact this may have on health.

500

500

500

500

Conclusion
Provide a summary of your work.

250

The paper provides you with an opportunity to explore selected issues.