In a written paper of 1,200-1,500 words, apply the concepts of epidemiology and nursing research to a communicable disease.

Communicable Disease Selection

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Choose one communicable disease from the following list:

  1. Chickenpox
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Influenza
  4. Mononucleosis
  5. Hepatitis B
  6. HIV

Epidemiology Paper Requirements

Include the following in your assignment:

  1. Description of the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment) and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
  2. Describe the determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.
  3. 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. (The textbook describes each element of the epidemiologic triangle).
  4. Explain the role of the community health nurse (case finding, reporting, data collecting, data analysis, and follow-up).
  5. Identify at least one national agency or organization that addresses the communicable disease chosen and describe how the organization(s) contributes to resolving or reducing the impact of disease.

A minimum of three references is required.

Refer to “Communicable Disease Chain” and “Chain of Infection” for assistance completing this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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

The topic I choose is TUBERCULOSIS


Rubric:  This is the contents of the rubric, please check it in its  entirely.  THIS IS HOW YOUR PAPER/POINTS ARE GRADED.    

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  • Comprehensive Description of a Communicable Disease and the    Demographic of Interest
  • Determinants of Health and Explanation of How Determinants    Contribute to Disease Development
  • Epidemiologic Triangle (Host Factors, Agent Factors, and    Environmental Factors)
  • Role of the Community Health Nurse
  • National Agency or Organization That Works to Addresses    Communicable Disease
  • Thesis Development and Purpose
  • Paragraph Development and Transitions
  • Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar,    language use)
  • Paper Format: Template
  • Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and    direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as    appropriate to assignment)

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