The purpose of this assignment is to compare and contrast the different ways two disciplines, public health and health care, address a public health issue. You will use the Public Health and Health Care Table Excel file (linked in Resources) to complete this assignment. Note: Tobacco was used as an example of a public health issue in the template. You must select a different issue.
To fully understand how this assignment will be graded, be sure to read the Public Health and Health Care Scoring Guide carefully. A set of Guiding Questions is also linked in Resources to help you complete this assignment.
Refer to the Leading Health Indicators on the Healthy People 2020 Web site (linked in Resources).
Use the Capella library and other Internet resources to do some additional background reading on the history of the issue. Try keywords such as public health history, public health interventions, health care, public health issues, public health practices, and health improvement strategies.
Complete the Public Health and Health Care table with the following:
When entering information into the template, be clear and succinct. Remember to cite your sources.
In addition to the criteria in the scoring guide, you must also ensure your assignment meets the following requirements:
Before submitting this paper, you may refer to the Guiding Questions for this assignment (linked in Resources) to ensure that you have addressed all criteria.