NRS-427V Module 2 DQ 1 9

NRS-427V Module 2 DQ 1 9


Concepts in Community and Public Health - Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases

What are social determinants of health? How do social determinants of health contribute to the development of illness? What is a communicable disease chain? Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain? Give a specific example.


Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website:

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website:

Families USA - Why Global Health MattersHere and Abroad website:

World Health Organization (WHO) website:
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