Wk 4 – Infectious Disease Trends [due Mon]

Assignment Content

  1. Understanding diseases present within the community allows public health nurses to prioritize health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

    Analyze infectious diseases by:

    • Defining epidemiology, outbreak, incidence, and prevalence
    • Evaluating the role of nursing in epidemiology
    • Evaluating current infectious diseases locally, statewide, and nationally
    • Associating three of the most current infectious diseases with Healthy People 2020 objectives
    • Analyzing evidence-based practices aimed at reducing infectious diseases

    Format your assignment as one of the following:

    • 18- to 20-slide presentation
    • 15- to 20-minute oral presentation
    • 875-word paper
    • Another format approved by your instructor

    Cite a minimum of three scholarly sources.

    Include an APA-formatted reference page.


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