NRS-427V Module 2 DQ 1
Concepts in Community and Public Health – Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases
What are social determinants of health? How do social determinants of health contribute to the development of illness? What is a communicable disease chain? Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain? Give a specific example.
Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website:
Families USA – Why Global Health MattersHere and Abroad website:
World Health Organization (WHO) website: