FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
NUR4636 Community Health Nursing -AD DL EL
PROF. EDDIE CRUZ, RN MSN
WEEK 3 LECTURE AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
EPIDEMIOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF PREVENTION
DESCRIBING HEALTH CONDITIONS: UNDERSTANDING AND USING RATES
Read chapters 6 and 7of the class textbook and review the PowerPoints presentations located in the PowerPoint folder. Once done answer the following questions.
1. In your own words defining epidemiology, mention and describe the develop
of the epidemiology as a science.
2. Mention and contrast three epidemiologic conceptual models.
3. Mention and describe the primary method used to mention the existence of states of health or illness in a population in a given time period
4. Mention and discuss the use of specific rates when describing characteristics of person, place and time.
As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format word document, APA required font attach to the forum in the discussion tab/folder of the blackboard ultra and in the A minimum of 3 evidence-based references no older than 5 years must be used. You must post two replies on different dates to any of your peers sustained with the proper references no older than 5 years as well and make sure the references are properly quoted in your assignment. The replies cannot be posted on the same day, I must see different dates in the replies. A minimum of 800 words not to exceed 1,000 are required without counting the first and last page.
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