Managerial Epidemiology: Week 5
Screening Test for Disease: Chapters 11 to 12
Objective: To critically reflect your understanding of the readings and your ability to apply them to your Health care Setting.
ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES (10%):
Screening Test for Disease in the Community: How Useful they are. For this assignment, you will describe, Organize, analyze and present the most important aspect of a screening test of you choosing. The aim of screening is to reduce the incidence of a disease of interest in a given population. In lay care, people are exposed to private marketing of screening tests for diseases of various kinds.
The paper will be 4 pages long. Each paper must be typewritten with 12-point font and double-spaced with standard margins. Follow APA format when referring to the selected articles and include a reference page.
EACH PAPER SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. Introduction (25%) Provide a short-lived outline of the denotation (not a description) of each Chapter and articles you read, in your own words.
2. Your Screening Test (50%):
Once you choose a Screening test, discuss the function, what the test evaluate and its importance.
Then, answer the following questions base of the disease and the Screening test of your choosing.
1. What is the prevalence rate of the disease?
2. What is the sensitivity of the test?
3. What is the specificity of the test?
4. What is the percentage of false negatives?
5. What is the percentage of false positives?
3. Conclusion (15%)
Fleetingly summarize your thoughts & deduction to your critique of the articles and Chapter you read. How did these articles and Chapters impact your thoughts on screening test and its importance?
Evaluation will be based on how clearly you respond to the above, in particular:
a) The precision with which you critique the articles;
b) The deepness, scope, and association of your paper; and,
c) Your conclusions, including a description of the impact of these articles and Chapters on any Health Care Setting.
ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE:
The assignment is to be electronically posted no later than noon on Saturday, February 8, 2020.