AJM2 Task 1: COMMUNITY OUTBREAK ASSESSMENT
Author Name (First, Middle Initial, Last)
College of Health Professions, Western Governors University
D028:Advanced Health Assessment for Patients and Populations
You will have robust speaker notes for every slide except the References slide.
Presenter notes must be scholarly with full sentences and paragraphs. Do not use bullet points on your presenter notes.
Spelling, punctuation, and grammar must be accurate.
In-text citations must be included either on the slide or in the speaker notes.
Indent each new paragraph in the speaker notes.
Speaker notes should be in APA format. However, double spacing is not required.
When submitting the PowerPoint for evaluation, you must first save it to your desktop you must first save it to your desktop as a .ppt or .pptx document or as a .pdf file and then submit. Do not submit a LINK to your PowerPoint as it will be returned for revisions.
Use bullet points on the actual slides to highlight key information from speaker notes.
If pictures are used on the slides, and they are stock images from Word, they do not have to be referenced. Pictures that do NOT come from Word stock images will need in-text citations and a reference list entry.
KEY COMPONENTS OF A CASE DEFINITION OF AN OUTBREAK
STEPS OF THE OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION
MODE OF TRANSMISSION
UTILIZATION OF CUMULATIVE INCIDENCE
CALCULATION OF CUMULATIVE INCIDENCE
RESEARCH PROJECT PURPOSE STATEMENT
OUTBREAK PLOT SCREEN CAPTURE
Describe the Significance of Epi Curve shown above
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OUTBREAK TYPES
Discuss Outbreak type
CASE FATALITY RATE
Describe the significance of the case fatality rate
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY ATTACK RATES
OCCURRENCE OF ATTACKS
Describe how the primary and secondary attack rates occurred
OUTBREAK MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
Provide a rationale for the control measures that should be implemented in the outbreak scenario
DISSEMINATING INFORMATION PLAN
• What do you know now about investigating an outbreak that you did not know before?
• Based on what you have learned, what might you do differently if given the opportunity to investigate an outbreak?
• In what ways can you apply the concepts you have learned to your current clinical practice?