Discuss potential groups with your facilitator and contacts you make at community or public health settings in your area.
EPIDEMOLOGY, TEEN PREGNANCY
Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper based on your clinical research of epidemiology. When selecting a population and disease, be aware that you need access to this population to present the Teaching Project Brochure in Week 6. Discuss potential groups with your facilitator and contacts you make at community or public health settings in your area.
Select one population and one disease of interest from the following lists:
• Vulnerable Populations
• Diseases for these populations might include the following:
Discuss the following as related to your chosen topic:
• Definition and description of epidemiology
• Gather information and analyze the steps and methods of epidemiology, to include:
o Analyze routine data (demographic, census, birth, death, and surveillance records)
o Analyze research data (medical and health records)
o Analyze epidemiological data (surveys specific to your topic)
• Epidemiological triangle
• Selected population and diseases of interest
o Conduct a comprehensive assessment of the population and disease and identify how characteristics of these selections influence population vulnerability.
o Identify your own values and potential cultural biases.
o Identify cultural considerations in this selected population and how these considerations may impact health issues.
o Identify legal and ethical considerations that must be addressed for when working with the selected population.
o Explain how to manage potential conflict with personal values and biases during the interaction with [populations] that have different values.
o Incorporate evidence-based medicine and evidence-based nursing in decision-making for the topic chosen and give rationale for the decisions made.
• Describe the relationship of the disease to various levels of prevention.
o Feasibility of prevention
o Evaluation of prevention
Cite and reference 8 sources.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.