Benchmark Assignment: Epidemiology Nursing and a Communicable Disease PaperNRS-427V Week 2 Benchmark Assignment: Epidemiology Nursing and a Communicable Disease Paper
Concepts in Community and Public Health Epidemiology and Communicable DiseasesGrand Canyon UniversityIn a written paper of 1200-1500 words apply the concepts of epidemiology and nursing research to a communicable disease.Communicable Disease SelectionChoose one communicable disease from the following list:1. Chickenpox2. Tuberculosis3. Influenza4. Mononucleosis5. Hepatitis B6. HIVEpidemiology Paper RequirementsInclude the following in your assignment:1. Description of the communicable disease (causes symptoms mode of transmission complications treatment) and the demographic of interest (mortality morbidity incidence and prevalence).2. Describe the determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.3. Discuss the epidemiologic triangle as it relates to the communicable disease you have selected. Include the host factors agent factors (presence or absence) and environmental factors. (The textbook describes each element of the epidemiologic triangle).4. Explain the role of the community health nurse (case finding reporting data collecting data analysis and follow-up).5. Identify at least one national agency or organization that addresses the communicable disease chosen and describe how the organization(s) contributes to resolving or reducing the impact of disease.A minimum of three references is required.Refer to Communicable Disease Chain.Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.