Describe the determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.

This is a benchmark assignment.
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
Choose one communicable disease from the following list:

Chickenpox
Tuberculosis
Influenza
Mononucleosis
Hepatitis B
HIV
Epidemiology Paper Requirements
Include the following in your assignment:

Description of the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of
transmission, complications, treatment) and the demographic of interest
(mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
Describe the 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. (The textbook describes each element of the
epidemiologic triangle).
Explain the role of the community health nurse (case finding, reporting,
data collecting, data analysis, and follow-up).
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.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center..vR.CommunicableDiseaseChain._Student_10-14-13.doc” href=”https://lc-ugrad1.gcu.edu/learningPlatform/content/content.html?operation=viewContent&contentId=15ad0f90-6912-4b0d-9b7c-9f4a7e7ff45b”>NRS427V.vR.CommunicableDiseaseChain._Student_10-14-13.docThis is a benchmark assignment.In a written paper of 1,200-1,500 words, apply the concepts of epidemiology
and nursing research to a communicable disease.Communicable Disease SelectionChoose one communicable disease from the following list:Epidemiology Paper RequirementsInclude the following in your assignment: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.You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

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