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Current Epidemiological Studies: Critical Review

 

For your dropbox assignment, using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research and select three current epidemiological studies regarding risk factors that are associated with any health problem. You can also use the following websites to search for studies as they are often used as the major sources of information for health research and often report on the most current health problems affecting the United States and global populations:

 U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of HealthCenters for Disease Control and PreventionWorld Health Organization

 

Based on your research, create a report in a 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word document addressing the following questions:

 What were the criteria that you used to select these papers? (For example, only English language, peer reviewed articles, only a specific age group, only United States studies, etc.)What were the types of risk factors studied in your chosen articles? (For example, environmental, socio-economic, behavioral, etc.)Which study design was used for this study? Why do you think the researchers chose this specific study design? Provide examples from your research.What are the proximate or underlying determinants of risk factors that are associated with any health problem for each study?

 

Answer the questions posted below in the Template for Assessment of Causality for Reviewing Epidemiological Studies, for each study. You should number each study, list the title, and state each question in the format it appears in the template.

 

Click here to download the template.

 

Support your responses with examples.

 

Cite any sources in APA format.

 Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsExplained the criteria used to select the papers for the research on epidemiological studies regarding risk factors that are associated with any health problem.40Analyzed the risk factors studied in the articles selected.40Provided judgments on the approach of the researchers in choosing a specific study design in the study on epidemiological studies regarding risk factors that are associated with any health problem.40Summarized the underlying determinants for each study.40Written Components.

 

 

 40Organizational Strategy******************************

A county health department wants to increase the number of Medicaid beneficiaries that participate in prenatal care. It knows that only 40 percent of the expectant mothers eligible for prenatal care fully use the benefit. Many of these target customers make only one or two prenatal visits and then drop out of the program. Most of these women visit the emergency room if they have problems during pregnancy, and also come to the emergency room when they are in labor.

 Define at least four questions you would need to ask in order to write a SWOT analysis.Write vision and mission statements for the county health department that provides services to pregnant women.Write at least four objectives for the department. In your objectives, try to address the problem presented in the scenario.Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Wrote four questions for the scenario that you would need to write a SWOT analysis. Provided at least one supporting reason for each question.30Wrote a vision statement for the county health department.35Wrote a mission statement for the county health department.35Wrote at least four objectives for the department.25Provided justification for each objective.35

Writing Components:
Organization (10)
Style (10)
Usage and Mechanics (10)
APA Elements (10)40 

 

Total 200

 

 

 

 

Organization Project – 3: Comprehensive *********************BP OIL

Research your chosen company.  Find a minimum of three library sources, which will support your thesis in this assignment.  Review your assigned weekly lecture and text reading.  Select from this reading 8-10 key concepts, which will also support your thesis.  In a four to five page paper, address the questions below.  Your paper should follow APA format including a title and reference page.  The four to five page paper length requirement does NOT include the title page and reference page.  Refer to your classroom area titled University Policies and Guideline: Using APA Standards in Your Coursework to ensure you are following the correct format.

In weeks one and two, you gathered information about an organization as it relates to planning and decision making.  In this assignment, you will apply the functions of Planning, Organizing, and Controlling. You will be required to use concepts and analyze the current management situations at the organization you have chosen.

Your paper must include research and should include a clear introduction with a thesis statement and a conclusion.  Your research paper should address the following:

Describe how the organization was managed in the past.  Compare the difference between management approaches in the past to those the organization currently uses.  Ensure you identify relevant management theory both for past practices and current approaches. 

Describe how the organization is structured.  Include a copy of the organizational chart.  Describe how managers perform the organization function of management based on the structure of the organization.  Ensure one of the five types of structures as described in the textbook is identified and analyzed.

Identify a key manager in the organization and describe his/her primary functions and responsibilities.  Evaluate how effective this manager is in fulfilling these responsibilities making clear recommendations for improvement. Ensure you refer to the functions of management as described in your textbook.

Describe how decisions are made in this organization.  Using materials from the textbook or other relevant sources on decision making evaluate the effectiveness of the decision making process and make clear recommendations for improvement. 

Describe the system of controls the organization uses.  Include in this description how control is used to ensure the organization meets its goals and objectives as well as how the organization uses a quality control process to ensure products and/or services are delivered as promised.  Evaluate the role of managers in these processes.  Make clear recommendations for improvement.  Ensure you refer to your textbook or other relevant sources in your evaluation.  

Summarize the key recommendations you have made identifying each with the relevant function of management.

Include an APA formatted reference list and a title page (these do not count towards the minimum page requirements).

 Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Submitted a 4-5 page research paper that included three library sources and provided 8-10 key course concepts to support work.20Described how the organization was managed in the past. Compared the difference between management approaches in the past to those the organization currently uses. Identified relevant management theory both for past practices and current approaches.20Described how the organization is structured. Included a copy of the organizational chart. Described how managers perform the organization functions of management based on the structure of the organization. Ensured one of the five types of structures as described in the textbook was identified.25Identified a key manager in the organization and described his/her primary functions and responsibilities. Evaluated how effective this manager was in fulfilling these responsibilities making clear recommendations for improvement. Ensured functions of management as described in the textbook were discussed.25Described how decisions are made in this organization. Used materials from the textbook or other relevant sources on decision making. Evaluated the effectiveness of the decision making process and made the recommendations for improvement clear.25Described the system of controls the organization uses. The description included how control is used to ensure the organization meets its goals and objectives as well as how the organization uses a quality control process to ensure products and/or services are delivered as promised. Evaluated the role of managers in these processes. Made clear recommendations for improvement. Used textbook or other relevant sources in evaluation.25Summarized the key recommendations identifying each with the relevant function of management.20Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner: demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.40Total: 200

 

 

 

 

                                    

 

 

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