Option 1: Population Health, Public Health, and Community Health Nursing
- Describe population health and the relationship to community/public health nursing.
- How has the development of population health been influenced throughout history?
- Where do you see the role of nurses in the future of population health?
- What role does Healthy People 2020 play in population health?
Option 2: Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases
Tuberculosis (TB) rates have increased worldwide. A local prison facility has just completed their yearly TB screening of inmates and employees. The screening program resulted in identification of 3 inmates and 2 staff members with positive Mantoux tests. In your post:
- Discuss the associated causality, risk, and current rates of prevalence for Tuberculosis in your community.
- Explain the linkages between epidemiology and communicable diseases
- What placed these inmates at high risk for TB?
- Identify which government agency must be notified immediately.
- Discuss what would be the next nursing action for both those infected and not infected
A peer reviewed nursing journal article must be used. All in APA