Choose one communicable disease from the options below. –
Epidemiology Paper Requirements
Address the following:
Describe the chosen communicable disease, including causes, symptoms, mode of transmission,
complications, treatment, and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
Is this a reportable disease? If so, provide details about reporting time, whom to report to, etc.
Describe the social determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of
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. Are there any special
considerations or notifications for the community, schools, or general population?
Explain the role of the community health nurse (case finding, reporting, data collection, data analysis, and
follow-up) and why demographic data are necessary to the health of the community.
Identify at least one national agency or organization that addresses the communicable disease chosen and
describe how the organizations contribute to resolving or reducing the impact of disease.
Discuss a global implication of the disease. How is this addressed in other COUN@———~ i
disease endemic to a particular area? Provide an example.