Epidemiology offers C/PHNs a methodology to assess the health of a community/population. It provides a frame of reference for investigating as well as improving the health of communities.
The C/PHN is, in fact, a kind of detective who investigates a problem, unravels a puzzle, analyzes, and interprets clues, narrows down suspects, plans an intervention, and addresses the issue.
In this discussion, you will investigate a current public health issue in your community.
- Identify a current health issue/concern in your community .
- Describe the available epidemiologic data & biostatistics used to identify this public health problem.
Clearly present your perspective and well-informed thoughts based on personal professional growth, new insights/ideas, ethical considerations, and citations from your text and other sources.