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

1) Minimum 8  full pages (Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum three paragraphs per page)

              Part 1: Minimum 7 pages

              Part 2: minimum 1 page

Submit 1 document per part

2)¨******APA norms, please use headers

All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraphs

          Bulleted responses are not accepted

          Dont write in the first person 

Dont copy and pase the questions.

Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

         Submit 1 document per part

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4) Minimum 5 references per part not older than 5 years

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question.

Example:

Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 

Example:

Part 1.doc 

Part 2.doc 

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Part 1: Tuberculosis

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

Refer to “Communicable Disease Chain,” “Chain of Infection,” and the CDC website for assistance when completing this assignment (This pages must be in the references).

Tuberculosis

1. Describe the chosen communicable disease, including causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment, and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).

a. Is this a reportable disease? If so, provide details about reporting time, whom to report to, etc.

2.. Describe the social determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.

3. 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.

a. Are there any special considerations or notifications for the community, schools, or general population?

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Discuss a global implication of the disease. How is this addressed in other countries or cultures? Is this disease endemic to a particular area? Provide an example.