Best Healthcare Benefits Discussion

Best Healthcare Benefits Discussion

SiCKO Documentary

  • In the film, SiCKO, Michael Moore visits the United States, Canada, Great Britain (England), France and Cuba. As you watch the film, please write down what type of healthcare services are offered in each country. Using this information, please answer the following questions:
    • Which country do you believe offers its citizens the best healthcare benefits?
    • Which benefits do you feel are important? Explain why by using specific examples?
  • Do you believe that the stories presented in the film, SiCKO provide an accurate picture of each country’s healthcare system? Explain why or why not by using specific examples.
  • Do you believe that individuals that have health insurance (i.e. Mycelle, Adrianne, Laura, Rick, etc.) should be denied healthcare services? Explain why or why not by using specific examples.
  • Did the film, SiCKO change your view of the healthcare system in the United States?
    • After watching SiCKO, would you support universal healthcare in the United States? Explain why or why not by using specific examples.
  • According to the film, SiCKO, what role have pharmaceutical companies played in creating the current healthcare system in the United States?
  • After viewing the stories presented in SiCKO, what can you do to change the current healthcare system?
    • What steps can the nursing profession take to improve the delivery of healthcare and patient outcomes?