grand canyon hlt605 full course [ all discussions and all assignments but no exams ]

| November 9, 2018

week 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.diss 2Review the Ten Great Public Health Achievements (Exhibit 1-2) 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.week 2Focus 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 151 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.diss 2State agencies typically follow one of two general structure models: 1) the free-standing agency model, or 2) 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?week 3Within 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.diss 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?week 4The 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 .homeworkminutes.com/question/view/91885/grand-canyon-hlt605-week-3-and-week-4-discussions#”>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 .homeworkminutes.com/question/view/91885/grand-canyon-hlt605-week-3-and-week-4-discussions#”>job title and an associated job description at each level of service. Select three other peers’ postings to peer review. Provide appropriate feedback.diss 2Review the Root Cause Analysis page of the Systems Thinking Web site to learn more about conducting a root cause analysis. Using the “Root Cause Analysis Template,” conduct a root cause analysis of the situation described. Post a summary of your analysis, findings, and actions to the discussion board. Select three other peers’ postings to peer review. Provide appropriate feedback.week 5What are five sources of data that are available at the state 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.diss 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.week 6As 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.diss 2What are the four organizational strategy types? Describe how an organization chooses which strategy to implement.week 7Provide 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.diss 2How are surveillance systems used in post-disaster situations? Support your answer with examples and evidence.week 8Explain the life cycle of public health partnerships. Why are collaborative partnerships important? What reasons or issues lead to the termination of partnerships?diss 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.assignmentsweek 1Details:1) Design a PowerPoint presentation (6-8 slides) in which you define public health.2) Provide an overview of Healthy People 2020 and present your perspectives regarding at least one of the leading health concerns posed by Healthy People 2020.3) 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.4) This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.week 2Details:1) 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.2) 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.3) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.4) This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.week 3) Create a small budget for a hypothetical state program based on priority health concerns from Healthy People 2010.2) In addition, create a narrative (2-4 sentences) that identifies the most appropriate federal funding source for your proposed program.3) APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.4) This assignment uses a grading rubric that can be viewed at the assignment’s drop box. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.week 51) Select a database from NCHS or complete a query using CDC WISQARS.2) Select a specific health concern or injury using the population of your choice.3) Submit a report that provides 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.4) Based on the results and possible trends, present the implications (500-1,000 words) for public health intervention or involvement.5) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.6) This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignweek 7This is a CLC assignment.The instructor will assign each student to a Collaborative Learning Community (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 APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.One member of the CLC group will post the assignment on Day 1 of the Module 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.week 8Conduct a review of your state health department online to identify 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) Suggest a prevention or intervention program based on the data retrieved.3) Create a sample program budget.4) Complete a SWOT analysis of the proposed program.Contact state or local health departments to discuss divisional/local hierarchy and decision-making processes related to a specific health care concern. Assign project roles based on this interview.APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

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