Assignment Disease Outbreak Report
Max Points: 100
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) collects and disseminates information about outbreaks of disease. H1N1, SARS, and West Nile virus are just a few of the disease outbreaks that the CDC has reported. You have been called upon to lead one of the investigations. Select a disease outbreak for which you will lead an investigation.
In a report of 750-1000-words, present the following information:
- Identify and describe the necessary steps to be taken for an investigation of the disease outbreak.
- For each of the three prevention levels, provide at least two examples of prevention for this disease.
- Describe the criteria to be met before screening for this disease.
- Describe how the effectiveness of the screening program will be evaluated.
You are required to use a minimum of three scholarly resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
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