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View in full the webinar entitled Structural Competency in the Time of COVID: Medically Marginalized Populations. Share with the class the most compelling point from each speaker group: Racial Inequalities, Disability Justice, Jail/Prison Rights, Immigrant Rights. What is your personal reaction to the grassroots efforts currently happening to respond to inequities in health systems in this time of pandemic?
Use quotes and examples from at least 2 articles and/or videos posted to this module in your response to this question: A) Name the components of the sick role and discuss its weaknesses (refer to the TED talk All my relations… from Module 5 and My Life is More Disposable… in this module in your response). B)Discuss the significance of medicalization. What are some recent areas of life to be medicalized? Why is life becoming increasingly medicalized?
A) Describe problems in the social control of medical practice, and explain how “countervailing powers” have limited the power and authority of physician in American society. B) From the supplementary articles in this module: Why is primary care declining in America, and do doctors have a duty to treat patients during a pandemic? Use Chapter 11
(Cockerham) and quotes and examples from the 3 articles In a Pandemic…, Numbers of Doctors…, and Primary Care Declines… posted to this module in your response.
Internet research and personal reflection: Watch the TED talks Narrative Humility and Why We Cant Fix…. Think about a time when you or someone close to you played the sick role and interacted with the healthcare system. Describe this experience to the extent that you are able and willing, and reflect on the TED speakers points (systems thinking and narrative humility) in your response. When you interacted with a physician, describe any tensions that occured, and how the themes from Chapter 11 played out. Finally, do some web research and find out what the standard knowledge is in the medical community about your/your loved ones condition.
Tell us what you found out.