Managerial Epidemiology: Week 2
Critical Reflection Paper: Chapters 4 &5
Objective: To censoriously reveal your understanding of the readings and your ability to apply them to your Health care Setting.
ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES (10%):
Students will frowningly analyze the readings from Chapter 4 and 5 in your textbook. This assignment is premeditated to help you valuation, analysis, and apply the readings to your Health Care setting as well as become the groundwork for all of your outstanding assignments.
You need to read the article (in the additional weekly reading resources localize in the Syllabus and also in the Lectures link) assigned for week 1 and develop a 2 page paper reflecting your understanding and ability to apply the readings to your Health Care Setting. 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 ephemeral summary of the denotation (not a description) of each Chapter and articles you read, in your own words.
2. Your Critique (50%)
What is your reaction to the content of the articles?
What did you absorb about Descriptive and analytic epidemiology?
What did you acquire about the quality and utility of epidemiologic data?
Did these Chapter and articles change your thoughts epidemiologic data sources and its weaknesses? If so, how? If not, what remained the same?
3. Conclusion (15%)
Transiently recapitulate your thoughts & assumption to your critique of the articles and Chapter you read. How did these articles and Chapters impact your thoughts on the difference between secular trends and cohort effects?
Evaluation will be based on how clearly you respond to the above, in particular:
a) The clarity with which you critique the articles;
b) The depth, scope, and organization 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