Describe a significant aspect of public health history and how that discovery/ foundational theory has impacted your daily life.
The Public Health History and Core Functions Assignment is worth 150 points and will be graded on quality of writing, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric.
Create your essay using Microsoft Word, which is the required format for all Chamberlain College documents.
Follow the directions and grading criteria closely. Any questions about your assignment may be posted under the Q & A Forum.
The length of the paper is to be no less than 2 pages and no greater than 3 pages excluding title page and reference pages.
APA format is required with both a title page and reference page. Use the required components of the review as Level 1 headings (upper and lower case, centered, boldface):
Note: Introduction – Write an introduction but do not use “Introduction” as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
Preparing Your Public Health History and Core Functions Assignment
For the purpose of this paper:
This assignment is for you to describe a significant aspect of public health history and how that discovery/ foundational theory has impacted your daily life. Also, you will be asked to discuss the three core functions of public health as well as elaborate on the one core function that is most relevant for you and linkage to the 10 Essential Services.
Brief introduction of the purpose of the paper.
Public Health History:
Describe a significant aspect of public health history – e.g., scientific awareness, insight, formation of a theory (germ theory).
Describe how this aspect in public health history has impacted your daily life.
Describe how this aspect in public health history has impacted your local community.
Public Health Core Functions and 10 Essential Services:
Describe the three public health core functions.
Describe how the public health core functions have helped to shape the philosophy and values of public health.
Identify the public health core function that is most intriguing or relevant for you; please elaborate why.
Using the framework provided in lesson two, describe the essential services and competencies that are linked to the core function of your choice.
Provide a brief summation of your thoughts related to the history of public health, as well as how the public health core functions have been used to shape the history, philosophy and values of public health.