Communicable diseases interview an emergency room practitioner RN ARNP PA or MD
Please select one of the following questions and post your response on the discussion board:
Interview a community or public health nurse at an STD clinic at the health department and determine what specific services are provided by the clinic and by the nurse. What are the biggest challenges the nurse deals with in caring for patients?
Interview an emergency room practitioner (RN, ARNP, PA, or MD) and discover what the most common communicable diseases are in their facility. Research the official data on these diseases using this site: cdc.gov/oid/index.html
• Use the index to access the statistics for the disease you are looking up
• Report your findings
A. Prepare tables that compare and contrast the leading three reportable communicable diseases in your community with both state and national incidence of these diseases.
B. Discuss the results of your findings and how they compare to both the state and national incidence of these diseases.
C. What recommendations would you make for reducing these rates?