Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives. The concepts of epidemiology provide the framework for the study of infectious and chronic diseases, which provides a rich source of data for the analysis of trends in disease and health. This assignment will offer the opportunity to explore the areas in need of preventative measures such as emerging infectious diseases, common chronic disease, environmental exposures, and emergency preparedness.
Select a topic of interest from Healthy People 2020. Provide an overview of the topic along with the Healthy People 2020 goal for the problem. Identify a program aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality for that problem on a city, county, or statewide level. In a one to two page summary, address the following.
- Identify the problem
- Provide an overview of the problem
- Review of epidemiologic and demographic data on mortality/morbidity and risk
- Present the goals and objectives of Healthy People 2020
- Discuss identified program plan including activities and implementation strategies
Healthy People 2020 goals
Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives. Screening and diagnosis (includes review of current guidelines for screening and diagnosis of the disease. In-depth review of statistics one screening or diagnostic test provided). Epidemiological analysis (includes characteristics of the at-risk population and/or those affected by the disease and costs of the disease).
Discussion – Overview of Problem. Background and significance of the problem (includes incidence or prevalence statistics). Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic of the paper (one deduction for each type of APA style error). Ideas and information that come from scholarly sources must be cited and referenced correctly. A minimum of three (3) scholarly references are used. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment first person may be used.