GC HLT605 FULL COURSE (DISCUSSIONS+ASSIGNMENTS) LATEST 2015 DECEMBER

.784px;”=””>GC HLT605 WEEK 1 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Public health practice was initially concerned with infectious and environmentally related diseases, but in recent years has evolved to focus more on injury prevention, substance abuse, violence, tobacco-related, and other chronic diseases. Present at least one pivotal legal and historical occurrence that resulted in this shift of public health effort. Justify your rationale with supportive evidence.DQ 2Review the Ten Great Public Health Achievements (Exhibit 2.3) of your textbook. Select one of the 10 achievements. What is the importance of your chosen achievement to society? In your own words, defend its right to be considered a “Great Public Health Achievement.” Select three other peers’ postings and debate their analysis. Keep in mind all postings should be substantive and well supported with examples, details, and evidence. Brief responses are not appropriate.GC HLT605 WEEK 2 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Focus on a “current event” ethical dilemma in public health. Apply the principles of the ethical practices of public health to resolve the issue (see page 125 of the textbook). You may integrate recommendations based on conclusions from public health acts and principles to support your position. Select three other peers’ postings and provide feedback on the presented resolution. Offer further suggestions, details, or examples.DQ 2State agencies typically follow one of two general structure models: the free-standing agency model or the super agency model. What are the pros and cons of each model? Which model do you think is “ideal” for a state agency and why?GC HLT605 WEEK 3 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Within a budget there are two categories: mandatory and discretionary. In which categories do most public health programs fall? Provide an example of an expenditure that is considered mandatory. Justify your rationale. Provide an example of an expenditure that is discretionary. Justify your rationale.DQ 2What are the responsibilities and role of the Appropriations Committee? What is the importance of this committee to public health spending as it relates to Medicaid and Medicare?GC HLT605 WEEK 4 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1The public health workforce is found in both population-based and institutional services that stem from the official public health agencies. What are the most frequent employment sites for health care workers? Present an example of an organization, institution, or agency that would be categorized under each service, population-based and institutional. Provide an example of a job title and an associated job description at each level of service. Select three other peers’ postings to peer review. Provide appropriate feedback.DQ 2Review the Root Cause Analysis Topic Materials to learn more about conducting a root cause analysis. Using the “Root Cause Analysis Template,” conduct a root cause analysis of the “Root Cause Analysis Scenario.” Post a description of the problem and a summary of your root cause analysis, including recommendations for proposed action to eliminate the problem from reoccurring. Select other peers’ postings to peer review. Provide appropriate feedback.GC HLT605 WEEK 5 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Identify five sources of data available at the federal level. What is the importance of each data source in public health funding and surveillance? Describe the information/content that can be found in these data sources. Present an example of an industry that might find each of these data sources useful.DQ 2What is the difference between service-based and population-based applications for information systems in public health organizations? Present an example of each application and justify your rationale. Select three other peers’ postings to peer review. Provide appropriate feedback.GC HLT605 WEEK 6 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1As it relates to the development and management of public health assessment activities, what is your response to the following statement?It is suggested that the assessment process is driven by decisions made by the community members themselves, rather than by influences from the outside community.Select three other peers’ postings and debate their response. Keep in mind all postings should be substantive and well supported with examples, details, and evidence. Brief responses are not appropriate.DQ 2What are the four organizational strategy types? Describe how an organization chooses which strategy to implement.GC HLT605 WEEK 7 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Provide an example of the three prevention strategies: primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention as they relate to disaster epidemiology. Justify your rationale. Select three other peers’ postings and debate their responses.DQ 2How are surveillance systems used in post-disaster situations? Support your answer with examples and evidence.GC HLT605 WEEK 8 DQ 1 & DQ 2 LATEST 2015 DECEMBERDQ 1Explain the life cycle of public health partnerships. Why are collaborative partnerships important? What reasons or issues lead to the termination of partnerships?DQ 2What is the difference between intervention research and systems research? Provide an example of a public health advancement or accomplishment that represents each type of research. In addition, explain the role of systems research and the integration of systems theory for public health programs implemented within community-based organizations. Justify your rationale.GC HLT605 WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER
Design a PowerPoint
presentation (6-8 slides) that includes the following components:
1.
Your definition of public
health.
2.
An overview of Healthy
People 2020 and your perspectives regarding at least one of the leading health
concerns posed by Healthy People 2020.
While APA format is not
required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected
and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA
documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in
the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a
rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are not required to
submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GC HLT605 WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER
Details:

Submit a paper (1,250-1,500
words) focusing on public health reform. Provide an overview of the current
status of public health in the United States.
Review a portion of the
Affordable Care Act and present the strengths and weaknesses of the plan, as
well as make suggestions for plan improvement.
Prepare this assignment
according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a
rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit
this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student
Success Center.

GC HLT605 WEEK 3 ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER

Details:

Create a small budget for a
hypothetical state program based on priority health concerns from Healthy
People 2020.
In addition, create a
narrative (2-4 sentences) that identifies the most appropriate federal funding
source for your proposed program.
APA format is not required,
but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a
rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are not required to
submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GC HLT605 WEEK 5 ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER
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Select a database from NCHS
or complete a query using CDC WISQARS.
Select a specific health
concern or injury using the population of your choice. Be sure not to limit
your query so you have enough data to evaluate, and include a substantial time
frame so you are able to identify trends.
Submit a 750-1,000 word
report that provides an overview the database or query results. The report
should consist of a demographic description of the chosen population including
a review of noticeable trends in morbidity and/or mortality by race, gender,
and geographic location where specified.
Based on the results and
possible trends, present the implications for public health intervention or
involvement.
In your report, include
considerations of basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the
collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of epidemiologic data. As
Chapter 13 of the text describes, focus on privacy and security issues
surrounding protected health information and how HIPAA protects the
confidentiality of the patient. Consider the ethical implications of whether
public health organizations have too much latitude in the use and dissemination
of epidemiologic data.
Use examples and evidence
to support your report.
Prepare this assignment
according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a
rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit
this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student
Success Center.

GC HLT605 WEEK 7 ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER
Details:

This is a Collaborative
Learning Community (CLC) assignment.
The instructor will assign
each student to a CLC group.
Each CLC group will be
assigned one of the following public health emergencies to analyze: swine flu,
shortages of influenza vaccine, anthrax, severe acute respiratory syndrome
(SARS), Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Hurricane Katrina, California wildfires, syphilis
outbreak, salmonella outbreak, and mass trauma (such as that associated with
terrorists/bombings).
In a report format of
500-750 words, address the following:
1.
Describe the chain of
command and the method of public health response that was conducted in this
situation.
2.
Determine the important
public health issues related to medical care in this situation.
3.
Describe the possible
public health risks as well as the pros and cons of communicating the situation
to the public and the media.
Prepare this assignment
according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a
rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit
this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student
Success Center.
One member of the CLC group
will post the assignment on Day 1 of the Topic 8 discussion forum for peer review.
Individually, provide constructive feedback and commentary and ask specific
questions to all posted public health emergencies. In particular, focus on the
chain of command as it relates to addressing the specific emergency, the
benefits of effective communication, and the risks associated with
miscommunication of emergency-related events and statistics. It is the CLC
group’s responsibility to decide who will respond to the postings provided by
peers. This will account for part of your participation grade for the week.

GC HLT605 WEEK 8
ASSIGNMENT LATEST 2015 DECEMBER
Details:

Review your state public health department and
environmental quality departments online to identify vector-related diseases
affecting your community.
In a report format of 1,250-1,500 words, address
the following:
1. Describe the health
concerns of the community.
2. Identify current
environmental risk assessment methods which apply to public health issues.
3. Suggest a modifier or new
prevention or intervention program based on your research.
4. Create a sample program
budget.
5. Complete a SWOT analysis of
the proposed program.
APA format is not required, but solid academic
writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the
expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to
Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

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