HCS 245 Entire Course

HCS/245
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND DISEASET
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HCS 245 Week 1 Body Systems and Diseases Grid Complete the Week 1 Body Systems and Diseases worksheet.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Body Systems and Diseases   Complete the table below for the required systems listed.  You are required to list four to six of the main organs of each body system, one or two sentences explaining the function of the system itself in your own words, and a short list of five to six major diseases that afflict each system.   This assignment is due in Week One.   System Organs in  the System Function of the System Major Diseases Afflicting the System Example: Immune System ·         Thymus ·         Lymph Nodes ·         Skin ·         Tonsils ·         Bone Marrow ·         Spleen ·         Protects the body from disease and infection by defending against, attacking and removing pathogens. ·         Removes debris from the body, such as dead cells. ·         Hay Fever ·         Asthma ·         Urticaria (Hives) ·         Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ·         Rheumatic Fever ·         Rheumatoid Arthritis   Required: Nervous System ·           ·           ·           Required: Cardiovascular System ·           ·           ·           Required: Endocrine System ·           ·           ·           Required: Respiratory System ·           ·           ·           Required: Musculoskeletal System ·           ·           ·           Required: Digestive System ·           ·           ·           Optional: Lymphatic System ·           ·           ·           Optional: Urinary System ·           ·           ·           Optional: Reproductive System ·           ·           ·           Optional: Integumentary System ·           ·           ·               HCS 245 Week 2 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health Complete the Mental and Behavioral Health portion of the Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry document located in the course materials.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.   Complete one of the four tables below each week.  For each table you will use 2 diseases of your choice.  Be sure to properly cite references and sources for any information or facts used.   A general example has been provided for you.   Example:   Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ·         Prevention (education, exposure avoidance) ·         Antiretroviral treatment (required to begin directly after infection) ·         Antiviral medications sometimes slow disease progression, but cannot cure it once contracted. ·         AIDS is a disease that only affects the LGBT community (myth). ·         Contracting HIV is an automatic death sentence (myth). ·         HIV/AIDS is currently incurable (fact). ·         Education and proper preventive measures are crucial in fighting this disease. ·         Worldwide,  2.5M new cases reported in 2011 (CDC) ·         635,000 individuals with AIDS have died in the US to date (CDC). ·         Est. 1.1M people in U.S. living with AIDS in 2009 (CDC). ·         Websites: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html www.Aidshealth.org www.aids.gov ·         Funding for prevention and research from the government and private sector ·         Educational programs, UNICEF ·         Considered a worldwide epidemic  (Shi, 2014) ·         In 2012, the U.S. government spent over $20B dollars on HIV/AIDS programs and research. ·         Impacts social lives and sexual practices of all citizens in a given society in one way or another   References Shi, L. (2014). Introduction to Health Policy. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Washington, D.C.: AUPHA Press. Centers for disease control and prevention. (2013). Retrieved from http://o http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html     HCS 245 Week 3 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Cardiovascular Health Complete the Cardiovascular Health portion of the Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry document located in the course materials.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Cardiovascular Health   Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affects cardiovascular health. In each box, you are required to list 3-5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.   Cite your sources using APA format.   This section is due in Week Three.   Chosen Cardiovascular Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society List chosen disease here ·           ·           ·           ·           ·               References:   HCS 245 Week 3 Mental/Behavioral Case Studies Select one of the provided case studies at the end of Ch. 15 or 21 in the text. The subject of the selected case study is a client of yours. Write a 350- to 700-word memo describing the situation and requesting specific services for your afflicted client.  Include the following in your memo:

  • Describe the disease of focus and its progression of mental illness. Based on the disease and stage it presents, what level (primary, secondary, or tertiary) of care do they require?

  • Where can more information regarding the identified disease be found?

  • What cultural issues can be identified as pertaining to this disease that might affect the individual and family in this case? How does this influence society and resources as a whole?


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.     HCS 245 Week 4 Community Health Promotion Tool Resources: Internet, University Library and the textbook, Human Diseases.  You are creating a community health promotion resource that addresses a cardiovascular subject of your choosing. You are creating this tool for a segmented population of health care consumers.  Create an informational tool (350 to 700 words) in the form of one of the following: Podcast Write a summary News transcript Brochure/pamphlet Video Interview Other option approved by your instructor  Include the following in your resource: 

  • Identify the disease or subject of focus.

  • Identify the population.

  • Focus your information on the specific cultural beliefs of the population that you have chosen and how treatment and management of the disease might be affected by these aspects.

  • Explain how this disease and the management of it affect resources in society.


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.     HCS 245 Week 4 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Endocrine Health Complete the Endocrine Health portion of the Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry document located in the course materials.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Endocrine System Health   Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affects the endocrine system. In each box, you are required to list 3-5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.   Cite your sources using APA format.   This section is due in Week Four.   Chosen Endocrine Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society List chosen disease here ·           ·           ·           ·           ·               References:     HCS 245 Week 5 Diabetes Presentation You are a community health educator and you have been tasked with developing a presentation to be given in a setting to educate an audience on one specific kind of diabetes.  Identify your audience. Examples include the following:

  • Senior center

  • Middle school

  • A Workplace


Create a resource (350 to 700 words) as a way to share this information. Examples include the following:

  • A social media page

  • An information pamphlet

  • A presentation


Consider the best method so it is crafted in an appropriate and understandable way for your identified audience.  Choose from the two following options, which kind of diabetes you'll be reporting on:  Option A: Type I

  • How society views diabetes (what society thinks it is versus what it actually is, common beliefs and practices)

  • Signs and symptoms

  • Compliance with treatment regimens

  • Impact on health care resources


Option B: Type II

  • How society views diabetes (what society thinks it is versus what it actually is)

  • Preventive measures

  • Making the right decisions to live a healthy life

  • Compliance with common beliefs

  • Impact on health care resources


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.     HCS 245 Week 5 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Respiratory Health Complete the Respiratory Health portion of the Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry document located in the course materials.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Respiratory Health   Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affects respiratory health. In each box, you are required to list 3-5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.   Cite your sources using APA format.   This section is due in Week Five.   Chosen Respiratory Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society List chosen disease here ·           ·           ·           ·           ·               References:     HCS 245 Week 5 Respiratory Disease Paper Focus on a specific respiratory disease that has a significant impact on society and the health care industry. Some examples are tuberculosis, bronchitis, asthma, influenza, or a respiratory illness that is currently prevalent  Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:

  • State this disease's type (primary, secondary, tertiary) and what makes it classified as such.

  • What the impact of this disease on society is, as it relates to the business of healthcare and the use of resources.


Include at least two references.  Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.    
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