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HCS 245 Week 1 DQs

HCS 245 Week 1 Disease Questionnaire

HCS 245 Week 2 DQs

HCS 245 Week 2 Disease in the News

HCS 245 Week 3 DQs

HCS 245 Week 3 Adopt a Disease Outline

HCS 245 Week 4 DQs

HCS 245 Week 4 Assignment Cultural and Disease Paper

HCS 245 Week 5 DQs

HCS 245 Week 5 Learning Assignment Adopt a Disease Presentation

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HCS 245 Week 1 Disease Questionnaire

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The Disease Questionnaire is designed to test your current knowledge regarding disease and its impact on society, after you have completed the required readings. Be prepared to discuss the questionnaire in class.
1. What is the easiest way to prevent nosocomial infections?
2. Actions that can lead to cancer prevention include which of the following?
3. What are three common predisposing factors that make a person more susceptible to disease?
4. This type of immune response is destructive instead of defensive:
5. The number of cases of a disease occuring at a specific time in a certain population is its:
6. Infection refers to which of the following?
7. Approximately how many deaths were there worldwide from cancer in 2005?
8. An individual that has an ill, thin, wasted appearance is said to have:
9. Palliative care focuses on which of the following?
10. The smallest infectious agent below is:

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HCS 245 Week 2 Disease in the News

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Write a review of a journal, newspaper, or magazine article that you have recently read concerning a disease trend. Some examples are Tuberculosis, AIDS, the Bird Flu, the Swine Flu, Anthrax, or Chickenpox. In a 700- to 1,050-word paper, contain the following sections:

Introduction. What is the article about?

Does the article make any claims about treatment of the disease?

Does the article provide a national or global perspective about the disease?

Conclusion

References

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HCS 245 Week 3 Adopt a Disease Outline

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Each Learning Team will identify a disease to adopt throughout the duration of the course.

Pick a disease which you are interested in from one of the major disease categories such as heart disease, respiratory (asthma, smoking), endocrine (diabetic), hepatitis, infectious diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s), etc.

Teams will investigate:

History

Transmission

Affected populations

Possible treatment options (if any)

Be concise while preparing the outline for the presentation and focus on the most relevant information.

Submit your outline to your faculty in Week Three.

Utilize a minimum of two references to support your claims

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HCS 245 Week 4 Assignment Cultural and Disease Paper

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Pick a disease which you are interested in, such as heart disease, respiratory (asthma, smoking), endocrine (diabetic), and behavioral health (Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia). This disease must be different from your other assignments named “Disease in the News” and “Adopt a Disease”. As part of your investigation, select a population of interest. For example, a particular race or ethnicity and how they relate to your disease. In a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper explore the social and cultural aspects of the disease. Include the following information:

Describe the disease.

Describe the factors that make this particular population vulnerable to the disease.

Describe environmental factors that make the population vulnerable to the disease.

What are the modes for disease transmission, if any?

What methods are used to control the spread of the disease? Are there alternative methods used by the selected population for treatment? What is the effect of alternate treatments?

What role do social and/or cultural influences play in the disease for a particular population? What are the effects of the populations’ beliefs and values have on treatment options?

Identify community health promotion and wellness strategies to help prevent the disease.

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HCS 245 Week 5 Learning Assignment Adopt a Disease Presentation

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As a Learning Team, use the disease you selected for your outline in Week Three to complete the rest of the presentation requirements.

As Directors of a major national public health group, you are to develop a new approach to increase public awareness regarding your disease. The presentation will include:

Information about the disease (history, causes, treatment options if any, etc)

Possible solutions for reducing the disease

Data regarding the number of people affected by the disease

Resources such as Internet sites, books, articles or other related materials to increase awareness about the disease

The final product for this presentation could be a PowerPoint presentation with 12 to 15 slides and detailed speaker notes, a poster presentation, or a brochure. Regardless of the presentation option that is selected, each group will need to present their findings to the class.

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