June 20, 2019

Infectious Disease Blog Post

Choose an infectious disease that is currently a human health risk. Research your topic using online sources such as the NIH, CDC, and WHO. Write a 350- to 525-word blog entry on the disease. You are getting the word out to your chosen audience. Answer the following questions: Describe the cause and symptoms of the disease. Which populations are most susceptible to infection? How is the disease transmitted? Is there a vaccine or treatment available for the disease? Is the disease new or has it occurred in the past? Does the disease present a significant problem for the human population […]
June 20, 2019

Tracking a Syphilis Outbreak Through Cyberspace

Chapter 15 Tracking a Syphilis Outbreak Through Cyberspace The author refers to conditions that are required for potentially eradicating an infectious disease. What are those conditions? Can you name some other infectious diseases that meet these criteria? Should be between 250-300 words The book that should be used is: Title: Outbreak Investigations Around the World: CaseStudies in Infectious Disease Field Epidemiology Edition: 1st (2009) Author: Dworkin Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Book ISBN: 978-0763751432
June 20, 2019

Health Policy and Standards in System Design

Review the literature regarding HIPAA and one to two other policies that govern health IT and health information systems design and development; write a 8–10 page report addressing the following: Explain policies and standards that govern health IT. Evaluate the policies that aim to improve health through the use of health informatics. Evaluate the issues that surround system design and development. Discuss the importance of data standards and partnerships. Examine each Administrative Safeguards standard and implementation specification listed in the Security Rule. Discuss the purpose for each standard. Discuss how you would ensure your facility and the facilities information system […]
June 20, 2019

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Gabon: Chaos to Control

Chapter 17 Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Gabon: Chaos to Control The author explains that the community was not comfortable with the idea of patients suspected of Ebola being places in an isolation ward. What are some of the considerations that field epidemiologists must keep in mind when creating an isolation ward? When answering this question, keep in mind the concerns and fears that may be present among the community and among healthcare or political leaders. Should be between 250-300 words The book that should be used is: Title: Outbreak Investigations Around the World: CaseStudies in Infectious Disease Field Epidemiology Edition: […]
June 20, 2019

Career Readiness

Conduct an online job search and select and apply to at least 3 jobs that fit your skills and interest. Some industries that you might want to consider searching within include: Hospital/Physician’s office/ other health and medical providers Consultant Organization (national and/or regional) Academic Institutions IT/software Vendors (vendor management) Pharmaceutical Companies Track your job progress. Create table or spreadsheet like the one below to track your progress. Additionally, it is important to review the soft skills and technical skills that are required for each position. Keeping track of the personal attributes and characteristics required will help you to remember what […]
June 20, 2019

Educational manual on conservative management Of Carpal tunnel syndrome for OT practitioners

APA format. A Capstone project as an educational manual on conservative management of carpal tunnel syndrome for Occupational therapy practitioners.Proposal to include 1.Project title 2.problem statement (the reason why Project is needed )3 review literature(pieces of evidence that guide “why”. 4.The implication for OT (how it contributes to OT profession)-OT terminology ( framework -111 to include a model of practice and frames of references. Description of the project. *participants are OT colleagues *educational manual *where when how to do it – in-service colleagues upon an agreeable time with rehab director *what to anticipate( results)will they support and find it as […]
June 20, 2019

A Mumps Epidemic

Chapter 20 A Mumps Epidemic – Iowa, 2006 A large proportion of the mumps cases in Iowa were among vaccinated persons. Why wasn’t it concluded that the vaccine was not working? The book that should be used is: Title: Outbreak Investigations Around the World: CaseStudies in Infectious Disease Field Epidemiology Edition: 1st (2009) Author: Dworkin Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Book ISBN: 978-0763751432
June 20, 2019

Applying Decision-Making Models in Health Care

Choose an ethical decision-making model from among the following three discussed in the lecture and other readings: Nash’s 12 Questions for Moral Choices, Kidder’s Ethical Checkpoints, and Uustal’s Ethical Decision-Making Model. Apply your chosen model to the following ethical dilemma: Your terminally ill patient told you at her last visit that, since her pain could no longer be completely controlled by any means, and in her opinion she was just waiting to die, she was going to Holland to participate in its physician-assisted suicide program. What would your advice to this patient be? In a 500 word paper, include a […]
June 20, 2019

Outbreak Investigations Around the World

Outbreak Investigations Around the World These Assignments are interactive exercises developed to teach epidemiologic principles and practices. They are loosely based on real-life outbreaks and public health problems. The Assignments require you to apply your epidemiologic knowledge and skills to problems confronted by public health practitioners at the local, state, national, and global level every day. Please select one of the topics below and complete the worksheet questions to the best of your ability. You will be graded on not only your ability to arrive at the correct answers, but also on your ability to demonstrate your knowledge of epidemiologic […]
June 20, 2019

Master Capstone Project

In your new position as chief health information officer you have established yourself and you are respected by your peers and superiors and looked to for expert advice on health informatics and health information systems. Your organization has been asked to participate in a conference and present on a topic in health informatics. Because of success on your previous projects and your knowledge of the field, the leadership at your organization has selected you to attend and present at the conference on behalf of the organization. At a prep meeting with your boss you are informed that you will be […]
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