Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Explain the role of implementation and evaluation in evidence-based practice.
Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
HA535-4: Evaluate health research for sound, evidence-based practices.
Professional Competency Outcome(s):
PC 4.1: Assess the value of multiculturalism and diversity in a global environment.
Instructions
Imagine that you are working with an epidemiological team. The lead investigator has asked you to analyze and communicate health research for sound, evidence-based practices in epidemiology. Using the Web Resources provided this week*, identify a current epidemiological concern either at the local, national, or global level. Your report should demonstrate your ability to analyze the benefits and challenges of multiculturalism and diversity in a global context and recommend solutions.
*Web Resources:
http://www.who.int/topics/epidemiology/en/
http://www.healthypeople.gov
http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/workgroups-interest-groups-consortia/community-epidemiology-work-group-cewg
http://www.cdc.gov/epo/
http://www.ssa.gov/policy/about/epidemiology.html
Requirements
Using one (1) of the methods below, develop a final project addressing the Assignment questions:
3–5 page executive summary
Power Point presentation (15–20 slides).
Infographic
Educational/training packet or guide
Brochure
5–7 minute recorded PSA (public service announcement)
Other method approved by your instructor
Address the following questions
What is the epidemiological concern?
What population is it affecting?
What potential population may be affected if this concern is not addressed?
What are the risk factors associated with the epidemiological concern?
What public health recommendation can you make to alleviate your identified epidemiological concern?
This project should demonstrate your ability to analyze the benefits and challenges of multiculturalism and diversity in a global context and recommend solutions.

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