There are 2 DQ with two questions each. Please make sure that DQ 1 response to both question has a word count of 360 words, and DQ 2 response to both questions has a word count of 360 words. Also please include references as well.
WEEK 2 e-activity:
– Go to your state’s DOH Website, and research a particular childhood disease with which you are familiar. Be prepared to discuss. – Go to the Website, located at
http://www.videojug.com/interview/epidemiology-basics-2, and view the interview by Dr. Friis giving tips on descriptive and analytic epidemiology. Be prepared to discuss. – Go to your state’s DOH Website, and research statistics on smoking and smoking laws. Be prepared to discuss.
DISCUSSION QUESTION 1:
– Using the basics and applications of epidemiology from your weekly readings as a guideline, articulate in your own words the initial steps you would take in applying techniques in a field investigation of a childhood disease. – From the first e-Activity, evaluate, from a cost perspective, your state’s stand on the particular childhood disease you researched, and recommend at least five (5) steps to optimize on the present plan.
DISCUSSION QUESTION 2:
– From the second e-Activity, evaluate the efficacy of the steps to producing a contingency plan for battling childhood obesity. Be specific. – From the case study and third e-Activity, evaluate the effectiveness of laws on smoking in your home state. Determine if your state’s standpoint on smoker-free bars is adequate, in your opinion. Provide support for your rationale.