The Digital Divide

Are the poor part of the technology revolution?
In 2012, 97% of children whose family income was $75,000 or more per year had computers in their homes, while 58% of children whose family income was less than $15,000 per year had computers at home. White and Asian/Pacific Islander children (65% and 63%) were more likely to have internet access than black or Latino children ( 49% and 44%). If information is power and the poor have limited access to the vast resources available online through the internet, what are the ethical issues related to resource allocation and technology? How does this influence community health nursing care of vulnerable populations?

a. Discuss the ethical issues related to resource allocation and technology.
b. What impact does this knowledge have on the community health nurse caring for vulnerable populations?
c. Discuss two strategies to narrow the technology gap to provide current health information to the vulnerable populations

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