HCS 457 Entire Course

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HCS 457 Week 1 Conversation Starter

Respond to the following.


  • How has the
    approach to public health changed over the last 200 years? Which events or
    movements in public health and epidemiology were most influential? Why?



Post a 150- to 350-word
response.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 1 Article Review

Review two to three news articles to determine a
local community health care issue. Examples include swine flu, asthma, and
teenage pregnancy.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper
answering the following questions:


  • How long has
    it been a problem?

  • How has it
    affected the community?

  • How has the
    community responded?



Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 2 Website Review and
Summary

There are many valuable
web resources for researching public and community health issues or diseases.
Researching some national, state, and local government health agency websites
will help you become familiar with accessible information. This will help you
conduct research for future assignments.

Resource: Website Review and
Website Review Table

Find national, state, and
local governmental health agency websites that address the issue from the
Article Review assignment.

Document your findings based on
the University of Phoenix Material: Website Review.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of your findings
that includes the following:


  • How does the
    information overlap?


    • What type of structure do you see between levels of
      government?

    • What functions do you see at each level of
      government?


  • How do the
    levels of government work together?

  • How would
    you define public and community health?



Include at least three
references.

Format your summary consistent
with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 2 Learning Team
Preparation

Review the
Windshield Survey Presentation assignment due in Week Five.

 Develop a plan for completing the project.

 

Share and discuss the issues you identified in the
Article Review assignment and the websites you identified in the Website Review
and Summary assignment.

 Select a health issue or disease your team
wants to research and two to three websites that support the effect of the
issue or disease.

 Submit your plan, topic, and websites
for approval.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 3 Required Discussion

This discussion is assessing one or more
objectives in the course.

Respond to
the following question:

    
•  What are some communicable diseases or threats currently affecting
public and community health in your area? What are some procedures used in
public health to eliminate the threat to society?

 Post a 150- to 350-word response.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 3 PERI Model

Review the PERI model and process described in Ch. 2
of the text.

Complete each of the following
steps using the public health issue or disease your team got approval for last
week:


  • Review at
    least two websites identified in the Website Review and Summary
    assignment.

  • Create a 7-
    to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes to summarize your
    findings pertaining to the issue or disease.


    • Describe the issue or disease.

    • Identify the demographics and effect of the issue
      or disease on the community.

    • Identify the underlying nature and cause of the
      issue or disease.

    • Determine if the effects cross from community to
      state or national levels.

    • What possible solutions did you identify?

    • How successful were the solutions?

    • What additional suggestions for treatment or
      resolution did you find?

    • Include how the model served as a guide to
      understand the cause.




Include at least four references; 2 references from the
"Website Review and Summary Assignment", 2 additional references (ie.
article, scholarly journal, internet resource) and the text.

Format your presentation
consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 4 Resources and Services
Summary

Discuss with your team resources and services available in
your community that help contribute to your community's health and
wellness. 

 Write a 150-350 word summary discussing the resources and
services discussed.

 Include the following in your summary:


  • Identify 2-3
    resources and services

  • How do these
    services/resources serve community needs

  • How do they
    promote the community's health and wellness?



 

 

HCS 457 Week 4 Communicable Disease
Paper

Communicable diseases
rely on fluid exchange, contaminated substances, or close contact to travel
from an infected carrier to a healthy individual.

Identify a communicable disease to research.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word
paper summarizing your research. Include the following information:


  • Describethe
    disease and discuss efforts to control it.

  • Identify the
    environmental factors related to this disease.

  • Explain the
    influence of lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and disease management.


    • Identify gaps and how you might link to other
      resources to meet needs that are not locally available.

    • Include recommendations to expand the communities’
      programs if there are gaps.


  • Describe
    what the public health department is doing to reduce the threat of the
    disease.

  • Include data
    findings, evidence-based intervention, and a plan to ensure quality
    health.



Include at least three
references.

Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 5 Required Discussion

This discussion is assessing one or more
objectives in the course.

Respond to
the following question.

    
• What are some U.S. trends in public health that have expanded into global
settings? Which trend will be most challenging to these countries? Why?

 Post a 150- to 350-word response.

 

 

HCS 457 Week 5 Windshield Survey
Presentation

Complete your presentation of a significant community health issue
from the Website Review and Summary assignment.

Create a 12- to 15-slide
Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes about the issue.
Include the following:


  • The issue
    your team selected: Include graphs of data that support the people linked
    by the issue and demonstrate the effect on the community.


    • Describe the demographics of the area the issue
      affects.

    • Explain the effect of the issue, such as volume and
      prevalence over time, and before and after the intervention.

    • Discuss the significance or effect on the
      community.

    • Discuss possible causes, and contributing
      behavioral and environmental factors.


  • Incorporate
    the PERI model you created to support the epidemiological model and
    evidence-based care.

  • Government
    role and level of effect: national, state, and local


    • Does this disease expand to a global setting?

    • Identify the government structure.

    • Discuss the function and role for this issue.

    • Identify and discuss the interaction or overlap
      between levels of government.

    • Describe the health objectives at each level.


  • Intervention
    and treatment


    • Identify and discuss the primary, secondary, and
      tertiary interventions.

    • Discuss the effect or effectiveness of the
      intervention.

    • Discuss the opportunity for change and continued
      improvement.


  • Identify the
    social and behavioral effect of this issue: Discuss the strategies for successful
    effects on these variables.

  • Identify
    resources in the community and their support or effect on the issue and
    the interventions.

  • Identify
    gaps in the community plan, actions, and resources, and recommend
    strategies to address the gaps.

  • From your research,
    what changes do you anticipate over the next 5 years related to this issue
    in your community?



Format your presentation
consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.
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