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I need Help!!! Can someone please help me Final Project Public

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Final Project
Public Awareness and Human Diseases
Review the final project requirements described in Appendix A.

Select one of the following widespread health issues: obesity, congestive heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, or COPD. If you would like to choose another subject, you must contact the instructor by Week Five and seek approval for that disease.

Visit two or more of the following websites that are appropriate for your selected disease:

• Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov
• Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com
• American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org
• American Lung Association: http://www.lungusa.org
• American Diabetes Association: http://www.diabetes.org
• American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org
• WebMD®: http://www.webmd.com

Provide an overview of the selected health issue.

Review at least one current program within your local K-12 schools, your employer, or your community that educates people about that disease. If you are not sure where to find information, check the school district’s website, your employer’s website or human resources department, the city’s website, or the county health department website.

Propose an improved community-based education/awareness program, targeted at the population most affected by the disease that builds upon the existing program you are researching.

Combine the disease overview, review of the education program for the disease, and your proposal to improve the program into a paper according to the following guidelines:

• Identify the disease and describe characteristics of the group most affected by the disease.

• Discuss the major causes of the disease, which body systems are affected, and how those body systems are affected by the disease.

• Discuss risk factors that can be controlled and how to control them, as well as risk factors that cannot be controlled.

• Discuss the evolution of treatment options available to patients; provide a brief history of treatment procedures over time.

• Describe current treatment methods, and include what patients can expect in regards XXXXX XXXXX tests and procedures, equipment involved, therapies, and medications.

• Discuss future treatment options based upon current research.

• Evaluate the effectiveness of the existing education program you found.

o What kind of information and patient support is available in the program?
o How is the information delivered?
o Is the information readily available to those who need it most?
o Is the information comprehensive, helpful, supportive, and so forth?
o What is being done well?
o What needs to be done better? How can it be accomplished?
o What new features would you add to the program in order to improve it?

• Propose a new, effective way to spread the word about the improved program to greater numbers of the targeted population.

o Select a spokesperson: someone famous? An average person? A cartoon character?
o How will the information be distributed? On TV, in a game, in a newspaper or flier?

Compile your findings into a 2,000- to 2,400-word paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Post your paper as an attachment.
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