January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022


Required Reading

Fojo, A. T., Stennis, N. L., Azman, A. S., Kendall, E. A., Shrestha, S., Ahuja, S. D., & Dowdy, D. W. (2017). Current and future trends in tuberculosis incidence in New York City: a dynamic modelling analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(7), e323-e330. Obtained from Trident Online Library. PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT REGARDING THIS TOPIC

Lewinsohn, D. M., Leonard, M. K., LoBue, P. A., Cohn, D. L., Daley, C. L., Desmond, E., … & Woods, G. L. (2017 January 15). Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clinical practice guidelines: Diagnosis of tuberculosis in adults and children. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 64(2), 111-5. Accessed from LINK:https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/64/2/111/2811357

Shrestha, S., Hill, A. N., Marks, S. M., & Dowdy, D. W. (2017 October 15). Comparing drivers and dynamics of tuberculosis in California, Florida, New York, and Texas. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 196(8), 1050-1059.  Obtained from Trident Online Library. PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT REGARDING THIS TOPIC

Stewart, R.J., Tsang, C.A., Pratt, R.H. Price, S.F., & Langer, A.J. (2018). Tuberculosis – United States, 2017. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 67, 317-323. Retrieved from LINK:https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6711a2.htm

World Health Organization. (2017). Ethics guidance for the implementation of the End TB strategy. Retrieved from http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/254820/1/9789241512114-eng.pdf?ua=1

Optional Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2018). Tuberculosis (TB). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Accessed at http://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2017, July 26). 5 things to know about TB . Available from LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA_fObLY6GE&list=PLvrp9iOILTQbLgGgFba6x9cwBZT3GfQMV

Purdue Online Writing Lab. (2018). General format. Retrieved from LINK:https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

Purdue Online Writing Lab. (2018). In-text citations: The basics. Retrieved from LINK:https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/in_text_citations_the_basics.html

Purdue Online Writing Lab. (2018). Reference list: Basic rules. Retrieved from LINK:https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/reference_list_basic_rules.htm



Case Assignment

In Module 1, you will establish the foundation for the report by applying what you learned from your Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Statistics courses to do the following:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of tuberculosis.
  2. Identify three factors (social, economic, and/or political) that have contributed to the global resurgence of TB.
  3. Compare and contrast statistics regarding tuberculosis globally, in the United States, and in your state (identify the state about which you are writing).
  4. Summarize continuing challenges to TB control in the United States.

Length: 4 pages, excluding title page and references.

Assignment Expectations

Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessments at the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.

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