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Significance of Community

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Significance of Community



Community membership can be a powerful experience and the meaning of community is not just limited to your neighborhood. Communities can include churches, schools, professional communities, and groups of common interest. Communities can be local, national, or even international. Think about the communities to which you belong and how significant each community is to you and how significant you are to the community. Consider how powerful a community can be if it is united to create change.



For this Discussion, consider the significance of your community memberships and how you might communicate health information to each community. Also, consider whether or not you need to be a member of a community to create change.



With these thoughts in mind:



By Day 3, post a brief description of three significant communities to which you belong and why these communities are in your life. Then explain how your communication about public health issues might differ among these communities. Finally, explain whether or not you must belong to a community in order to communicate health information to members and be effective in promoting change.



Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.



Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.



Respond by Day 5 to a colleagues’ postings in the following way:

  • Select a colleague who belongs to a community to which you do not belong and provide suggestions as to how to engage the community to discuss public health issues.

Return to this Discussion in a few days to read the responses to your initial posting. Note what you have learned and/or any insights you have gained as a result of the comments your colleagues made.

What is the role of public health in times of Population Crises and Emergencies?

Public health emergencies are increasing worldwide. When there are more people, there is an increase in susceptibility (i.e., more people = more susceptibility). A broader, more extensive framework is necessary to protect communities from public health emergencies.

Please answer the following questions:

  1. What is the role of public health in times of Population Crises and Emergencies?
  2. How does the National Response Framework relate to the role of public health?
  3. How does the Incident Command System improve emergency response?

Please No Plagiarism. Also cite APA plea

Describe the epidemiology of tuberculosis.

CASE ASSIGNMENT

In Module 1, you will establish the foundation for the report by applying what you learned from your Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Statistics courses to do the following:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of tuberculosis.
  2. Identify three factors that have contributed to the global resurgence of TB.
  3. Compare and contrast statistics regarding tuberculosis globally, in the United States, and in your state (identify the state about which you are writing).
  4. Summarize continuing challenges to TB control in the United States.

Length: 4 pages, excluding title page and references. At least 3 cited sources from required reading

ASSIGNMENT EXPECTATIONS

In-text citations and references: Be sure that all information and ideas in your papers are supported by in-text citations and corresponding references at the end of the paper.

Scholarly sources: At least two scholarly sources should be included in your papers. Online sources must be limited to credible professional and scholarly publications such as peer-reviewed journal articles, e-books, or specific webpages on websites from a university, government, or nonprofit organization (these have extensions .edu, .gov, or .org). Presenting consumer sources such as e-magazines, newspapers, Wikipedia, WebMD, or other commercial websites (these have extensions .com) as references is not appropriate.

REQUIRED READING

Byron, P. (2016, July 11). History of tuberculosis in the United States to be explored in unprecedented depth. Virginia Tech. Retrieved from https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/clahs-tuber…

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016). Tuberculosis (TB). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Accessed at http://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Miramontes, R., Hill, A. N., Woodruff, R. S. Y., Lambert, L. A., Navin, T. R., Castro, K. G., & LoBue, P. A. (2015). Tuberculosis infection in the United States: Prevalence estimates from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 2011-2012. PLoS One, 10(11) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140881

Yuen, C. M., Kammerer, J. S., Marks, K., Navin, T. R., & France, A. M. (2016). Recent transmission of tuberculosis — United States, 2011-2014. PLoS One, 11(4) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0153728

Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS

QUESTION DESCRIPTION

Must be original work analysis the Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS, how this act can be improve on stopping the spread of HIV for the age group of 13 to 45 years of age. using the eight fold path model

baccalaureate degree

List three examples of plagiarism and discuss how plagiarizing as a student affects the integrity of a baccalaureate degree, the public perception of the nursing profession, and evidence-based practice. Describe two things you will do to ensure academic integrity in your work.

Demonstrate leadership strategies that promote safety and improve quality in nursing practice and increase collaboration with other disciplines

This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

CO2: Demonstrate leadership strategies that promote safety and improve quality in nursing practice and increase collaboration with other disciplines when planning patient-centered care within systems-based practice. (PO2)
CO4: Integrate critical thinking and judgment in professional decision-making in collaboration with faculty and peers. (PO4)

It is essential for professional nurses to be skilled in collaborating with professionals from other healthcare disciplines to plan the best patient care. What collaboration strategies can professional nurses use to specifically promote collaboration with other healthcare disciplines and professionals?
   
One of the source
Massachusetts Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies© Registered Nurse

What are some of the causes of nursing home deaths?

3-5 paragrphs for each question with 2 refs

1)There have been a number of cases in which nursing home patients died as a result of neglect.  

What are some of the causes of nursing home deaths?
Should the nursing home be held liable? Should the nursing staff be held liable? Who is responsible?
What do you think the penalty should be for deaths that result from neglect? 

2)You have been asked to participate in a local radio program to  address the role of corrections in the community. The audience is  specifically interested in discussing whether corrections should be  focused on one or all of the following functions:

 
Punishment of offenders 

After carefully considering available information and points of view  on the subject, decide which role you believe should be the focus of the  community’s corrections policy. To prepare for the program, create 5  questions you believe callers may ask. Explain your point of view on the  role of corrections in the criminal justice system to each of the  questions asked, and draw a connection to the topic you are researching  for this course. How do issues in corrections correlate with the topic  you are researching? 

Cost-effectiveness analyses

Cost-effectiveness analyses, when combined with epidemiological research, can assist public health professionals in identifying the highest health priorities. As you have explored, these comprehensive analyses also assist in highlighting the economical and epidemiological impacts of current and potential public health interventions.

Consider for example, cost-effectiveness findings on vaccinations. In 2006, the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that 62 million doses of mandated vaccines cost the U.S. government approximately $1.7 billion. Although this seems expensive at the outset, the CDC also found these vaccinations to result in an annual cost savings of $10 billion in direct medical costs and more than $40 billion in indirect costs. Most importantly, the vaccines prevented more than 14 million cases of disease and more than 33,500 deaths (Department of Health and Human Services, 2007). Given the long-term savings and lives saved, it is easy to understand why money is allocated each year toward the vaccination of children.

In this Assignment, you continue to investigate the impact of economics on public health issues. Specifically, you conduct a case study analysis from the discipline of economics to examine the direct and indirect costs and health outcomes related to one of the following: 

  • State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and children with special health care needs
  • Medical readmissions and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

To prepare for this case study analysis, review the case studies presented in this week’s Learning Resources and select one to further investigate for your case study analysis. Then, conduct research to locate at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed resources from the Walden Library that will further support your case study analysis.

By Day 7 of this week, submit a 2-page case study analysisthat synthesizes the following:

  • Title page and Table of Contents
  • Write the problem statement for the public health issue identified in the case study.
  • In one paragraph, provide background to the public health issue identified in the case study.
  • In one paragraph, overview current governmental policy associated with this public health issue.
  • From the perspective of the economics discipline, explain the following:
    • The direct and indirect costs that impact this public health issue or a specific intervention for this issue.
    • A study analysis (cost-effectiveness or cost-benefit) that indicates improvements in health outcomes and in economic value.
  • In one paragraph, describe intervention(s) currently in place to address this public health issue.
  • In one paragraph, propose an alternative intervention to address this public health issue.
  • In one paragraph, conclude your analysis by summarizing the key points and takeaways.
  • APA reference page.