HCA 240 week 8 : Public Awareness and Human Diseases

HCA 240 week 8 : Public Awareness and Human Diseases

Wrap-up of Human Diseases??£ Evaluate the impact of disease trends on the delivery of healthcare services. ??£ Revise an existing disease awareness program.ASSIGNMENTS1. Capstone Discussion Question Imagine the changes a head nurse that has worked at the samehospital over the last 45years has seen. From advances in organ transplants to the HIV/AIDScrisis, the health caredelivery industry must continually re-invent itself in order toprovide effective service topatients.??£ Due Date: Day 3 [Main] forum??£ Post your response to the following: How do disease trends impactthe delivery of healthcare services, such as treatment options and resources available tothe public?2. Final Project: Public Awareness and Human DiseasesCurrent disease trends in America include dramatic increases inobesity, cardiovasculardiseases, diabetes, strokes, and other age- and lifestyle-relatedconditions. This suggestsneeds for community organizations to provide education and exerciseprograms for all ages;for employers to provide incentives for participation in healthmaintenance and wellnessprograms, gyms and exercise programs; and for hospitals to provideadequate follow-upinstruction after discharge.??£ Resources: Appendix A and the appropriate Web site for thedisease selected??£ Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum??£ Review the final project requirements described in AppendixA.??£ Select one of the following widespread health issues: obesity,congestive heart disease,diabetes, cancer, stroke, or COPD. If you would like to chooseanother subject, you mustcontact the instructor by Week Five and seek approval for thatdisease. ??£ Visit two or more of the following Web sites that are appropriatefor your selecteddisease: o Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.govo Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.como American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org o American Lung Association: http://www.lungusa.org o American Diabetes Association: http://www.diabetes.orgo American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.orgo WebMD?: http://www.webmd.com ??£ Use a minimum of two of the above Web sites and four additionalsources other than thetext.??£ Provide an overview of the selected health issue.??£ Review at least one current program within your local K-12schools, your employer, oryour community that educates people about that disease. If yourenot sure where to find


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