Demonstrate community assessments and apply the principles of epidemiology
This discussion board is aligned with the module objective “Demonstrate community assessments and apply the principles of epidemiology.” As part of the discussion you will:
Review the concepts of epidemiology in disease control and prevention (p. 70-78).
Apply ecosocial epidemiology paradigm (macro-level) to one of your chosen diagnosis from module 1 written assignment (p.72).
Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.
Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references..
A typical example of the application of ecosocial epidemiology paradigm would be in the understanding, prevention, management and treatment of Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is a global threat and has been one of the thousands of diseases that have kept healthcare professionals on their toes. The three very important factors…………………….