Concepts of Epidemiology and Nursing Research to a Communicable Disease

Concepts of Epidemiology and Nursing Research to a Communicable Disease

Write a paper (2,000-2,500 words) in which you apply the concepts of  and nursing research to a communicable disease.

Refer to “Communicable Disease Chain,” “Chain of Infection,” and the CDC website for assistance when completing this assignment.

Communicable Disease Selection

  • Chickenpox
  • Tuberculosis
  • Influenza
  • Mononucleosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • Ebola
  • Measles
  • Polio
  • Influenza

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Epidemiology Paper Requirements

  • Describe the chosen communicable disease, including causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment, and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence). Is this a reportable disease? If so, provide details about reporting time, whom to report to, etc.
  • Describe the social determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.
  • Discuss the epidemiologic triangle as it relates to the communicable disease you have selected.
  • Include the host factors, agent factors (presence or absence), and environmental factors.
  • Are there any special considerations or notifications for the community, schools, or general population?
  • Explain the role of the community health nurse (case finding, reporting, data collection, data analysis, and follow-up) and why demographic data are necessary to the health of the community.
  • Identify at least one national agency or organization that addresses the communicable disease chosen and describe how the organizations contribute to resolving or reducing the impact of disease.
  • Discuss a global implication of the disease. How is this addressed in other countries or cultures? Is this disease endemic to a particular area?

Provide an example. A minimum of three peer-reviewed or professional references is required.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric.

Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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