1 Choose a topic from the list provided to you by your course faculty, Apply the concepts of population health and epidemiology to the topic.
2 Synthesize Course content from Weeks 1-5 according to the following sections:
Analysis of the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment) to include demographic breakdown includes age, gender, race, or other at-risk indicators (da ta per demographics should include mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
Define, identify and synthesize the determinants of health-related to the development of the infection. Utilize HP2020.
Identify and describe all elements of the epidemiological triad: Host factors, agent factors (presence or absence), and environmental factors. Utilize the demographic breakdown to describe the triad further.
Succinctly define the role of the nurse practitioner according to a national nurse practitioner organization ( National Board of Nursing or AANP, for example) and synthesize the role to the management of infectious diseases (surveillance, primary/secondary/tertiary interventions, reporting, data collecting, data analysis, and follow-up).
Generally, this includes the integration of a model of practice that supports the implementation of evidence-based practice. Refer to your course textbook for models of practice examples.
1 Application: Use Microsoft Word™ to create the written assessment.
2 Length: The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be limite-d to a maximum of four (4) pages. Lastly, Papers not adhering to the page length may be returne-d to you for editing to meet the length guidelines.
3 A minimum of three (3) scholarly research/literature references must be used. CDC or other web sources may be utilize-d but are not counte-d towards the three minimum references require-d. Your course text may be used as an additional resource but is not included in the three minimum scholarly references.
4 APA format current edition.
5 Include scholarly in-text references and a reference list.
6 Also, please adhere to the Chamberlain College of Nursing academic policy on integrity regarding submitting student-created original work for assignments.
7 Do not write in the first person (such as “me” “I”)