What are the positive aspects of the U.S. health care system?
Assignments week 2
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Report Website. Click on the Weekly Report and choose a report of interest to you. Briefly summarize your findings.
Name five epidemiological determinants (other than bacteria, stress, or diet).
Research the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Briefly describe what it is, what diseases it includes, and who it benefits.
What are the positive aspects of the U.S. health care system? Negative aspects?
Home health care is one of the newest types of health care settings. Research a home health care program in your community. Briefly describe their organization (mission, clientele/patients, etc).
Define and describe in detail on type of restorative medical care service.
What is sub-acute care? Briefly describe an example of a sub-acute health care service.
What are the major differences between primary care and specialty care?
Choose an allied health profession that you are unfamiliar with. Briefly describe the occupation and the settings in which they work.
Define non-physician primary care provider as well as describe their role in health care/service.
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