Urban Economics & Determinants of Health

Urban Economics & Determinants of Health

Assignment Instructions

1. Select a specific population group and identify one of the most common diseases, chronic conditions, or injuries that impacts your population group.

2. Using an evidence-based approach, address levels of prevention in relation to the disease, chronic condition, or injury that impacts a specific population group. Identify economic prevention strategies that can be initiated by nurses and other healthcare providers and propose an action or intervention that addresses the disease, condition, or injury that most impacts your selected population group.

3. Use correct APA format when citing references that support your rationales.

4. A minimum of 2 references is needed.

5. For questions, contact your instructor.

 

Economics Worksheet
Population Group: Disease, Chronic Condition, or Injury:
Primary Prevention

Actions or interventions are used to reduce exposure or vulnerability to a health issue or concern before disease onset or diagnosis. Think: health promotion and disease prevention

Secondary Prevention

Actions or interventions used to detect or treat a health issue/concern in early stages to prevent progression or recurrence. Think early and periodic screenings.

Tertiary Prevention

Actions or interventions used to limit disability and/or enhance rehabilitation for a disease or injury. Think rehabilitation, occupational or physical therapy.

Proposed Action or Intervention:   Proposed Action or Intervention:   Proposed Action or Intervention:  
Evidence-based rationale:   Evidence-based rationale:   Evidence-based rationale:  
References