Assignment: Epidemiology in Public and Global Health

Assignment: Epidemiology in Public and Global Health

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Assignment: Epidemiology in Public and Global Health

Epidemiologic surveillance is used in public and global health. For this Assignment, begin by locating a recent article about an outbreak of an infectious or communicable disease. The article can come from a newspaper or other source but your paper must be supported with at least three scholarly sources of evidence in the literature which may include your text or course readings.

For this Assignment, review the following:

  • AWE Checklist (Level 4000)
  • Walden paper template (no abstract or running head required)
  • The Week 3 Assignment Rubric

By Day 7 of Week 3

Write a 3- to 4-page paper that includes the following:

  • A summary of the article, including the title and author
    • Identify the title of the article with in-text citation and corresponding reference in reference list
  • The relationship among causal agents, susceptible persons, and environmental factors (epidemiological triangle)
  • The role of the nurse in addressing the outbreak
  • Possible health promotion/health protection strategies that could have been implemented by nurses to mitigate the outbreak

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered