Body Systems and Diseases Worksheet Assignment

HCS 245 WEEK 1 Body Systems and Diseases Grid Assignment

Body Systems and Diseases Worksheet Assignment

Complete the Week One Body Systems and Diseases worksheet.

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Complete the table below for the required systems listed.  You are required to list four to six of the main organs of each body system, one or two sentences explaining the function of the system itself in your own words, and a short list of five to six major diseases that afflict each system. Body Systems and Diseases Worksheet Assignment

SystemOrgans in  the SystemFunction of the SystemMajor Diseases Afflicting the System

HCS 245 WEEK 5 Respiratory Disease Paper

Focus on a specific respiratory disease that has a significant impact on society and the health care industry. Some examples are tuberculosis, bronchitis, asthma, influenza, or a respiratory illness that is currently prevalent

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:

  • State this disease’s type (primary, secondary, tertiary) and what makes it classified as such.
  • What the impact of this disease on society is as it relates to the business of healthcare and the use of resources.

Include at least two references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HCS 245 WEEK 2 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health

Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health

Complete the table on the following page. Choose 2 diseases or disorders to complete the table. Be sure to properly cite references and sources for any information or facts used.

 

A general example has been provided for you.

 

Example:

Disease or DisorderTreatment ModalitiesCultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this DiseaseEpidemiological StatisticsAvailable Consumer Resources(e.g., financing, information, support)Impact on Society
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)·          Prevention (education, exposure avoidance)·          Antiretroviral treatment (required to begin directly after infection)·          Antiviral medications sometimes slow disease progression but cannot cure it once contracted.·          AIDS is a disease that only affects the LGBT community (myth).·          Contracting HIV is an automatic death sentence (myth).·          HIV/AIDS is currently incurable (fact).

·          Education and proper preventive measures are crucial in fighting this disease.

·          Worldwide, 2.5 million new cases reported in 2011 (CDC)·          635,000 individuals with AIDS have died in the United States to date (CDC).·          An estimated 1.1 million people in U.S. were living with AIDS in 2009 (CDC).·          Websites:www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.htmlwww.aidshealth.org

www.aids.gov

·          Funding for prevention and research from the government and private sector

·          Educational programs, UNICEF

·          Considered a worldwide epidemic (Shi, 2014)·          In 2012, the U.S. government spent more than $20 billion on HIV/AIDS programs and research.·          Has an impact on social lives and sexual practices of all citizens in a given society in one way or another.

References

Shi, L. (2014). Introduction to Health Policy. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Washington, D.C.: AUPHA Press. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Retrieved from www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html

 

Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affect mental and behavioral health. In each box, you are required to list 3 to 5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.

Cite your sources using APA format.

This section is due in Week Two.

Chosen Mental/Behavioral Disease or DisorderTreatment ModalitiesCultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this DiseaseEpidemiological StatisticsAvailable Consumer Resources(e.g., financing, information, support)Impact on Society
List chosen disease here·····

References