Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention
Step 1 Choose a health need to investigate.
From the following list, choose one health need to focus on for this assignment:
Health needs of men: prostate health, cardiovascular health, sexual dysfunction, alcohol abuse
Health needs of elderly: bone health, stroke care, cancer, social isolation
Step 2 Research the incidence and impact of this health need.
Research the incidence and impact of this problem among the specified population. Use at least three scholarly sources (that is, peer reviewed journal articles or websites written by a group that has expertise and strong credentials in the field of interest).
Step 3 Propose prevention strategies.
Propose two relevant population-based strategies at each level of prevention (primary, secondary, and tertiary).
Step 4 Summarize your findings and intervention proposals.
Write a two-page paper that summarizes:
The incidence and impact of this health problem on the population
Two relevant population-based strategies at each level of prevention (for a total of six)