Suicide Prevention in Marion County Florida

Criteria for Content

1. Overview of healthcare policy: This section introduces healthcare policy. It should contain the following


¢ Define healthcare policy in general and its implications for the nursing profession

* Define the role of advocacy and how it can impact healthcare policy
« Explain how the role of advocacy is consistent with the responsibilities of an advanced practice nurse

2. Identification of selected healthcare policy concern: This section provides foundational information

regarding the student-selected healthcare policy concern. It should contain the following elements:

¢ Specifically identify the selected healthcare policy concern

« Description of the impacted population group

* Provide a comprehensive description of the selected healthcare concern by including:

o How frequently does it occur?

o What impact does the selected healthcare concern have upon the community and population group?

3. Description of the student-identified solution to the selected healthcare concern: This section presents a

a comprehensive picture of the student-selected solution to the selected healthcare concern. It should

contain the following elements:

« Identify, with specific detail, the solution to the student-selected healthcare concem

« Identify the following areas:

o What would be the positive outcome if the solution was implemented?

o What changes would need to occur in the community to foster implementation?

o What changes would need to occur in the population group to foster implementation?

o What measurable actions will demonstrate a positive outcome if the solution was implemented?

Sample Answer

Our age is the time of wellbeing. In spite of the fact that mankind despite everything fights such fatal maladies as AIDS, malignant growth, and ever-transforming strains of intriguing sorts of influenza, when all is said in done, individuals live more and more advantageous than even a hundred years back. Also, maybe it is even reasonable for state that all through the ongoing hundreds of years, mankind has never been taken to the verge of eradication by any sort of disorder—smallpox, cholera, typhus, or some other. Despite the fact that the body tally of a portion of the ailments that assaulted the world in the relatively recent past was startling (for example, cholera pandemic in Russia, in the nineteenth century, executed more than one million individuals; or, the notorious Spanish influenza infection, which ended the lives of around 75 million individuals everywhere throughout the world in the start of the twentieth century), humankind consistently figured out how to figure out how to withstand and endure. In any case, sometime in the distant past, there was a malady that could be called God’s rage; an ailment that could have deleted (and nearly did) whole countries unequivocally. Its name is still notable, and despite the fact that these days the peril of its rehashed episode are invalid—at any rate in created nations—its phantom is as yet ready to unnerve students of history, doctors, and every one of the devotees uncovering realities about it. The name of this debacle is the Black Death.

To begin with, it isn’t actually the plague, the same number of individuals will in general accept. The name of this ailment in Latin is Yersinia Pestis, and it can show itself in various side effects while contaminating people. The three primary structures Yersinia Pestis takes are pneumonia, bubonic plague, and septicemic plague. It is a coccobacillus regularly conveyed by bugs living in rodent hide, and is commonly transmitted to people through insect chomps. Typically, a tainted individual creates pneumonia, and in this manner transmits the infection further; urban situations can be particularly powerless against along these lines of defilement. As alarming as it might sound, the World Health Organization registers a great many instances of Yersinia Pestis contamination around the world, so this malady isn’t something abandoned far. Be that as it may, thinking about the cutting edge methods for treatment and the general degree of cleanliness, these days being contaminated with this bacillus doesn’t naturally mean a capital punishment, and the visualization for patients are commonly idealistic (Wikipedia).

The Black Death threatened Eurasia some time in the past; in the event that we investigate the cutting edge European Union, we will expectedly find elevated expectations of living, created medication, an informed populace, and propelled cleanliness and sterile conditions all over the place. In any case, in the fourteenth century, Europe was totally different to what it is today. Because of neediness, an absence of instruction, and a wide range of superstitions, numerous individuals washed their hands and bodies so rare that it was a nursery, so to state, for the Black Death, yet for different genuine maladies too.

Indeed, even rulers and rich individuals were uninformed of the significance of keeping their bodies and conditions clean. Maybe, everybody knows how and why fragrances were concocted: to cover the terrible smell of King Louis XIV; despite the fact that he lived long after the Black Death caused significant damage, he despite everything shared the superstitions of Medieval individuals about washing (The Perfume Society).

There are target reasons clarifying why antiquated Europeans kept away from water, yet it isn’t significant to the current subject; what is significant presently is that clean conditions in Europe of the fourteenth century were dreary. Furthermore, European urban areas and towns swarmed with bothers—rodents, specifically. As far as anyone knows, rodents were normal to the point that nobody focused on them. As should be obvious, considering the ways Yersinia Pestis contaminates its hosts, Medieval Europe gave every one of the items to it to thrive. Furthermore, it did.

Everything began in 1334, in China; through significant exchange courses, the Black Death made a trip to Constantinople (undoubtedly on vendor ships), from which it immediately spread across Europe. Antiquarians guarantee that the European “part” of its demise gather began in 1346 and went on until 1350—four years of the pandemic ended the lives of in excess of 200 million individuals in Europe, Asia, and even North Africa. It is frequently expressed that the Black Death annihilated up to 33% of the European populace, in spite of the fact that actually it is hard to gauge this number effectively. In reality, in certain territories, rustic and urban, the illness killed roughly 70 percent of populace—for instance, in Cambridgeshire, or as far as anyone knows in Florence. Be that as it may, there were places which the plague discarded totally, for example, the northern German-talking lands. Considering the unsuitable conservation of various authentic records drawn up around then, it is hard to state what number of European passed on precisely (History Extra).

All things considered, paying little heed to this, the pandemic was no uncertainty ghastly. A Florentine writer composed that,

“Every one of the residents did little else but to convey dead bodies to be covered [… ] At each congregation they burrowed profound pits down to the water-table; and hence the individuals who were poor who passed on during the night were packaged up rapidly and tossed into the pit. Toward the beginning of the day when an enormous number of bodies were found in the pit, they took some earth and scooped it down over them; and later others were put over them and afterward another layer of earth, similarly as one makes lasagne with layers of pasta and cheddar.” Another writer, Agnolo di Tura ‘the Fat,’ who lived in Tuscany, portrayed how the dead were covered: “… in numerous spots in Siena incredible pits were burrowed and heaped profound with the huge number of dead [… ] And there were additionally the individuals who were so inadequately secured with earth that the canines hauled them forward and ate up numerous bodies all through the city” (History Today). There was no solution for the plague in the fourteenth century, and therapeutic research couldn’t be directed, since the Church didn’t favor of it; in this way, all individuals could do was to cover and consume the groups of the dead.

Overlooking all the bleak subtleties, the plague arrived at its end in around 1350-1352. It is workable for an infectious malady to murder the entirety of its hosts snappier than it figures out how to discover new ones, and right now, disorder “copies out,” figuratively. Maybe, this is what befallen the Black Death, on the grounds that there was no solution for it around then. It is enticing to state that never again did it raise its revolting head, yet this would not be valid: history shows a few different flare-ups of Yersinia Pestis—not all that extreme and wide-scale, however lethal regardless. For the present, mankind has different foes to battle, and ideally the Black Death will never enter their rundowns indeed.

Works Cited

“Yersinia Pestis.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 25 Oct. 2017,

“Louis XIV: ‘The Sweetest-Smelling King of All.”‘ The Perfume Society, fragrance/a presentation/history/louis-xiv-the-best smelling-ruler of-all/.

“10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about the Black Death.” History Extra, history/10-things-you-most likely didnt-think about-dark demise.