Objective: Epidemiological Profile Outline: Report.
For this assignment, you will create a Epidemiological Profile Outline: Report
The purpose of the document is to provide a set of guidelines to help profile writers produce integrated epidemiologic profiles and advise them concerning how to interpret epidemiologic data in ways that are consistent and useful in meeting the planning needs of both prevention and care programs.
You are encouraged to choose a specific disease and use it as basis for this project.
The paper will be 8-10 pages long. More information and due date will provide in the assignments link.
ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES (20 points /10%):
Students will create an Epidemiological Profile Outline: Report for the Disease of your choosing. The purpose of the document is to provide guidance to help writers create integrated epidemiologic profiles and advice on how to interpret the data in ways that are consistent and useful in meeting the planning needs of both prevention and care programs for specific diseases. Integrating prevention and care data should help to streamline the work of health department staff, Disease planning groups, and planning councils by reducing duplicated effort and by promoting consistency and comparability of data and terms in prevention as well as in care planning
You need to read the article (in the additional weekly reading resources localize in the Syllabus and also in the Lectures link) assigned for this week and develop a 8-10-page paper reflecting your understanding and ability to apply the readings to your Health Care Setting. Each paper must be typewritten with 12-point font and double-spaced with standard margins. Follow APA format when referring to the selected articles and include a reference page.
EACH PAPER SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. Introduction (50 points / 25%) Offer an abstract that provide a brief outlook of the protocol and explaining in your own words what is meant by Epidemiological Profile Outline: Report.
2. Your Epidemiological Profile Outline: Report. (10 points 50%)
The following outline contains the basic content areas to include in an epidemiological profile:
a. Cover Page
b. Table of Contents
c. Executive Summary
e. Data Selection Processes
f. Data Dimensions
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g. Body of Report 20 points (Findings)
This may include narrative, tables, graphs, charts, and maps. It is also helpful to incorporate a combination of formats. For example, use narrative to summarize findings in a table. Make sure that tables and graphs are clearly labeled.
h. Limitations and Data Gaps
j. Appendices, which might include: