First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Victoria HugganFollow

Mentor/s

Professor Jennifer Trudeau Professor Thompson

Participation Type

Paper Talk

Abstract

This paper addresses the concern of racial disparities in maternal healthcare diving into the socioeconomic status of people entering medical school, and the ethics of the Hippocratic Oath that physicians have to take before fully becoming a doctor. In this paper, the United States' maternal and newborn rates of morbidity are compared to other countries. The author illustrates improvements that can be done by the United States' healthcare system due to this issue.

College and Major available

Nursing BSN

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

Honors Capstone HN 300-A, Trudeau and Thompson

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

5-5-2021 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

5-5-2021 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Victoria Huggan, Nursing, Honors Student, 2022

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May 5th, 1:00 PM May 5th, 4:00 PM

Issues of Racist Quality of Care in Maternal Healthcare

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This paper addresses the concern of racial disparities in maternal healthcare diving into the socioeconomic status of people entering medical school, and the ethics of the Hippocratic Oath that physicians have to take before fully becoming a doctor. In this paper, the United States' maternal and newborn rates of morbidity are compared to other countries. The author illustrates improvements that can be done by the United States' healthcare system due to this issue.

 

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