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 health effects associated with hookahs. You will identify populations at risk, and to design an educational intervention for your target population. In addition you will look at what outcomes will be addressed to determine if your interventions work. You will integrate HP2020 and CDC information into your paper.
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
CO 3: Identify appropriate outcome measures and study designs applicable to epidemiological subfields such as infectious disease, chronic disease, environmental exposures, reproductive health, and genetics.
CO 6: Identify important sources of epidemiological data.
Total Points Possible: 125 Points
Due Date: Submit your file(s) by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 2
Criteria for Content
Research the health effects of hookahs and select three to five health effects to address. Identify your target population (for instance, age or other demographic, aggregate population); this must be in your city or state. Design a population based health education intervention for your target population that is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality for the problem. Be sure to review the research literature and HP2020 for interventions. Decide what outcomes you will use to determine whether your educational intervention works. In a three (3) page summary, address the following.
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