Explain how the practice of medicine is becoming increasingly complex. What does it mean for the amount of information people working in clinical settings are expected to know? How can technology be used to educate and update employees on the changing requirements for healthcare professionals? Back up your writing with terms and concepts from class readings. Remember, these same terms and concepts can be used in your Critical Thinking assignments and in the Portfolio Project, so use the discussion area as a place to practice applying terms and concepts to the situations being addressed.
Identify a significant injury issue from an ecological perspective. Significance is based on criteria used to describe and understand health issues: Occurrence, distribution, frequency, morbidity, mortality, and disability. Search the current literature using Google Scholar, PubMed.gov, or any other scientific article search engine to identify an intervention to address the injury issue. Discuss the expected change in the incidence of the injury as a result of the intervention. Make sure you address the following: Identify significant injury and describe Occurrence Distribution (geological, age, gender) Morbidity Mortality YPLL Death rate Disability Costs Identify 2-3 […]
While modifying factors and cues to action have an indirect role in behavior change, the Health Belief Model suggests that two constructs directly influence health behavior. Name and give a brief description of those two primary constructs and their sub-constructs.