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Global Warming and Vector-Borne Diseases (Benchmark Assignment)$15.00
HLT-555 Topic 4 Assignment: Global Warming and Vector-Borne Diseases (Benchmark Assignment)
In this two-part assignment.
Part 1: Illustration
Illustrate a particular environmental agent and its effect on the environment. You may use a flow chart, diagram, pictorial, or other instructor-approved format. The illustration should show:
- The vector-borne disease.
- The pathway or chain of the disease.
- The factors that contribute to the spread of the disease.
- The effect of the disease.
Part 2: Narrative
In a short narrative (750 words maximum), do the following:
- Identify the vector-borne disease.
- Explain in detail the factors contributing to global warming.
- Describe the effect of global warming on the incidence and prevalence of the disease.
- Utilize a minimum of three references to support your claims.
Prepare the narrative portion of the assignment according to 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.
You are required to submit teh narrative portion of this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.
HLT-555 Risk-benefit issues in the application of pesticides$5.00
HLT-555 Topic 4 DQ 2 Risk-benefit issues in the application of pesticides
Unlike other toxins or contaminants with which the public can come into contact, pesticides are intentionally applied to food, living spaces, and people. What are some of the risk-benefit issues in the application of pesticides? Is the risk justified? Explain your position.
HLT-555 Injury of public health concern radiation$5.00
HLT-555 Topic 3 DQ 2 Injury of public health concern radiation
What types of injury of public health concern are associated with exposure to each of the different forms of radiation? How does the risk of each injury vary with the dose of the radiation in question?
HLT-555 Topic 3 Exposure of populations to toxic heavy metals$5.00
What are some examples of environmental sources of exposure of populations to toxic heavy metals? What factors can exacerbate the effects of toxic exposures on populations with low socioeconomic status?
HLT-555 Topic 2 Environmental Epidemiology Assessment$10.00
HLT-555 Topic 2 Environmental Epidemiology Assessment
- Define the following terms: (15 points)
- Environmental epidemiology:
- Natural experiment:
- Descriptive epidemiology:
- Odds ratio:
- Relative risk:
- Explain the work of John Snow using the methodology of the natural experiment. (10 points)
- List the reasons why epidemiology is important to research studies of environmental health. What are some of the important limitations of the epidemiologic approach with respect to the study of environmental health problems? (15 points)
- Explain how ecologic analysis is used to study the health effects of air pollution. Provide examples of uncontrolled factors that may affect ecologic study results. (15 points)
- Describe the importance of the contributions of Sir Percival Pott to environmental health, particularly in the field of cancer prevention. (10 points)
- Describe Hill’s criteria for disease causality. (10 points)
- Explain the epidemiologic triangle and how it can be applied to environmental health. (10 points)
- Explain the difference between descriptive and analytic epidemiology. Provide examples of how both types of study design are utilized in the field of environmental health. (15 points)
To calculate score, take _____total/ 100 x 10Complete the “Environmental Epidemiology Assessment.”APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected
Response to the same exposure to a chemical$5.00
HLT-555 Topic 2 DQ 2: Response to the same exposure to a chemical
Explain why you and your classmates may have a different response to the same exposure to a chemical. Provide a specific example.
Exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke$5.00
Why are studies on the health effects of smoking among individual who smoke not a concern of environmental epidemiology? Explain the reason why exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke is a concern of this discipline.
Environmental Health from a Historical Perspective Paper$17.50
HLT-555 Topic 1 Assignment: Environmental Health from a Historical Perspective Paper
In Silent Spring, Rachel Carson uses a very powerful narrative framework to describe the world as it exists in harmony and bliss before the fall into the massive use of poisons in the environment. In 1,000-1,250-words, summarize the key issues addressed in this publication; discuss how this publication has contributed to current knowledge and understanding of the dynamic between the environment and health; and explain the relationship between the environment and health.
Refer to the assigned readings to incorporate specific examples and details into your paper. You are required to use a minimum of three additional references in your paper.
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.You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.
HLT-555 Topic 1 DQ3 Transportation policy is health policy$5.00
Consider the following statement:
“Transportation policy is health policy.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Justify your response.