Influenza/ Infectious Disease Group Project

Influenza/ Infectious Disease Group Project

Essay is on Flu, must be a written report and power point based on written report, there is a attached file with Instructions, Instructions must be followed exactly and questions in instructions must be addressed in essay.
Assignment:
The class will be divided into 6 groups of 4 or 3 students and assigned a
set of representative infectious diseases from each of chapters
19

24
. This
group ass
i
gnment will be worth a total 50
points
per person.
Each group will choose a topic of interest and research the assigned topic
from reliable and accurate sources
.
Each group will
provide
a
final
written
report
. The due date for the
written report is
week before presentation
.
Written Report
(S
tudy Guides)
:
Written
report
w
ill be worth 25
points, should be no more than 2

3
pages
long,
typed double

spaced, provide at least 5 references from which the
information contained in the paper was derived
and should include the
following information:
a.
Caus
e of the disease: b
rief discussion of
the physiology of the
organism, w
hether it is bacterial, viral, protozoan etc. and
characteristics of the organism, including adhesion, toxin production,
and virulence factors.
b.
Signs and
Symptoms of the disease: brief
discussion on how this
disease is diagnosed by medical professional and how it can be
recognized by the patient.
c.
Transmission of the disease: brief discussion of the mechanism by
which this disease is transmitted to humans
d.
Treatment of the disease: brief d
iscussion of antibiotics, antivirals,
and other therapies used to treat the disease.
e.
Prevention of the disease: brief discussion on preventative measures
such as vaccines, physical barriers, water treatment, patient
management, etc.
f.
Recent outbreaks: Resea
rch and describe the most recent outbreaks
or incidents of the disease. Describe what measures have been taken
recently to control and/or treat the disease.
g.
The history of the disease: Who first discovered the organism? How
did they relate the organism to
the disease to the disease it caused?
Where id the disease originate? How long has it affected mankind?
Compare historical impact of
the disease to the current day.
h.
Overall global impact of the disease: brief discussion on how this
disease affects individu
als worldwide.
This section co
u
ld include
charts, graphs, and statistical data on your disease.
Group Participation:
Participation in this proj
ect is worth 5
points for each group member. Each
group member is expected to participate equally in this proje
ct by
pro
duci
ng at least one study guide
or handouts.
The entire group is
expected to participate in
leading the discussion
on the day that the
topics assigned to the group are discussed. Each group will be charge of
four infectious diseases each class per
iod.
Groups
a
re expected to discuss each of the topics above
in detail
, and
should spend
at least 15
minutes
discussing each topic. If your group
does not fill up their allotted time, they will be placed on the “seat of heat”
and be grilled by the profe
ssor until they have adequately discussed their
topic. Each member of the group will be evaluated by the ot
her group
members and assigned points based on their participation in the project.
Group participation evaluations will
be completed using Peer Evalu
ation
Score
and Profes
sor’s A
ssessment
Score
. It is important that the student
meets with the instructor at least one week before the scheduled
presentation for final instructions.
The groups and infectious disease assignments
with dates that each topic
w
ill be uploaded on Sakai.
References and Works Cited Page Requirements:
?
Have an opening paragraph that introduces your organism and the
disease you will be discussion, have 1

2 paragraphs that address
each of the topics list above, and a concluding parag
raph that
summarizes the global impact of the disease your organism causes.
?
Have at least 5 references for your final report in APA format. (More
references are encouraged and will give you a better global
perspective on the disease your organism causes).
?
A grading rubric for the final draft is posted on Sakai.
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All the quotation and statistics used in the body of the paper must be
cited in

text, and a separate works cited page must be included at the
end of the paper. The works cited page does not count to
wards your
page total.
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Your references mu
st be from the years 2007

2015
.