-Choose ONE of these re-emerging diseases…Measles, Mumps or Cholera
-Locate an article in a newspaper, in a lay magazine, or on an organizational website that discusses an emerging or re-emerging infectious disease that is currently affecting your community. Reflect on the article you selected and think about how the emerging or re-emerging disease might affect nursing practice
-Briefly summarize the article you selected and provide the reference. Then, address the following:
- What implications does the disease have for nursing practice?
- How does the emergence of this disease affect your personal practice?
- Why do you think that this disease is emerging/re-emerging?
- What is the nurse’s role in preventing and managing the impact of infectious diseases both from the patient and nurse perspective?
Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature. 3-paragraph (at least 350 words)