Week 5: Week 5 – W5 Assignment 1 Discussion
Assignment 1: Discussion Assignment
By Friday, March 18, 2016, go to the Discussion Area and post your responses to the discussion question.
Discussion Question 1
(1) Discuss how the U.S. should prepare for the future of public health. For example, discuss some considerations to prepare for and reduce any effects from a bioterrorism attack, prepare for natural disasters, and plan for community disaster preparedness (2) In your summation, provide your thoughts about establishing members of a multidisciplinary task force to improve the health and welfare of society for self-betterment, improve lives, and help individuals see a better future.
Presents the grading criteria and rubric for this assignment. Maximum
Quality of initial posting 40
Participation in discussion 25
Writing mechanics (spelling, grammar, APA) and information Literacy 25
Week 5 Assignment 2
Week 5: Week 5 – W5 Assignment 2
Assignment 2: Public Health Preparedness Capabilities Model
“Review the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities at http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/dslr_capabilities_july.pdf. Pay specific attention to the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities Planning Model. Your report should identify and plan for a state of your choosing with an emphasis on the three defined phases”:
(1) Assess current state: Assess organizational roles and responsibilities, resource elements, and performance.
(2) Determine goals: Review jurisdictional inputs, prioritize capabilities and functions, and develop short- and long-term goals.
(3) Develop plans: Plan organizational initiatives, capability building/sustain activities, and capability evaluations/demonstrations.
“Each of the three phases and associated steps must be explored in depth and presented in a 4- to 6-page report. Format your report in APA style, citing appropriate references”.
By Saturday, March 19th, 2016, submit your work to the W5 Assignment 2 Turnitin.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Assessed the current state, including roles and responsibilities, resource elements, and performance.
Determined the goals, including a review of jurisdictional inputs, capabilities, and goals.
Developed the plan, including initiative, sustainability considerations, and demonstrations.
Presentation and Writing Components:
Usage and Mechanics
When appropriate or assigned 15
Presents the rubric for this assignment.