The Epidemiology Paper is a practice immersion assignment designed to be completed in three sections, this is part one of the assignment. Learners are required discuss the role of descriptive epidemiology in nursing science and apply descriptive epidemiology in nursing science.
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This assignment requires that support your position by referencing at least six to eight scholarly resources.
Write a 1,250–1,500-word paper discussing the role of descriptive epidemiology in nursing science. Include the following:
1. Define descriptive epidemiology and describe its relationship and role in nursing science today.
2. Provide a contemporary example of how descriptive epidemiology is applied in public health nursing.
3. Identify the epidemiology components used to analyze at-risk populations.