Your client, a 32-year-old mother of three who has immigrated to the United States (in the…
Your client, a 32-year-old mother of three who has immigrated to the United States (in the last 6 months) from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is confused as to her next steps in the treatment of her 11-year-old son’s arm, which he injured while skateboarding. Her husband, a chemical engineer at a local business, gave her $20 to pay for the needed x-ray, and she doesn’t understand why that is not enough to pay for the radiological studies. (Learning Objectives: 1, 2)
a. How would you assess your client’s knowledge base?
b. What teaching topics would you expect to address with your client?
c. Which information would be pivotal in determining potential funding sources?
d. Which potential strategies, related to each potential funding source, would connect your client to the most cost-effective funding source for the needed medical care?