Choose one communicable disease from the list below:
Hepatitis B HIV Ebola Measles
Polio\sInfluenza\sEpidemiology Paper Prerequisites
Consider the following:
Describe the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, and treatment) as well as the target demographic (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence). Is this a disease that needs to be reported? If so, include information such as reporting time, who to report to, and so on.
Describe the health determinants and how they contribute to the development of this disease.
Examine the epidemiologic triangle in relation to the communicable disease you’ve chosen. Include host and agent factors (presence or absence), as well as environmental factors. (Each element of the epidemiologic triangle is described in the textbook.) Is there anything special that the community, schools, or general population should be aware of?
Describe the role of a community health nurse (case finding, reporting, data collecting, data analysis, and follow-up).
Find at least one