Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice
Select a topic that relates to a particular health issue within your practice (or an area of
interest if not practicing) and write an essay on that topic that includes all of the following:
- An introduction that provides general background information and includes why the
issue is important to you. It also should provide a brief outline of the content of the
remainder of Parts A and B
- A demonstration of the significance of the topic in relation to the chosen population
by including evidence using contemporary, primary epidemiological research (at least
three (3) primary articles).
- The relevant determinants of health
- A demonstration of an understanding of the epidemiological terms used in the
chosen articles (please note text book definitions will not be accepted).
Based on the topic chosen in Part A, identify one (1) important current strategy used by ONE
of the following (either nationally or internationally) to address the issue:
- your workplace,
- state or
- federal levels.
You should include an argument of the importance of the following:
Ensure that your arguments are supported by evidence from peer-reviewed articles.
Part B requires a conclusion that summarises the main points in both Parts A and B