Epidemiology Paper Requirements


Write a scholarly paper in which you apply the concepts of epidemiology and nursing research to a communicable disease. Choose one communicable disease.

Epidemiology Paper Requirements

Include the following in your assignment:

A thorough description of the disease including causes, mode of transmission, symptoms, treatment, and complications. Discuss the demographic most affected-incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality.

What are the determinants of health affecting this disease? https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health.

Identify the epidemiologic triad including the host, agent, and environmental factors as related to this disease. Note that species and genera of the disease are to be in lower case italics, such as this example:  escherichia coli

Discuss the role of the public health nurse in relation to this disease. How is the public health nurse involved in finding, reporting, collection and analysis of data and follow up?

A minimum of three references is required. The written essay should be at least 1250 words in length.

APA format is required.