Select three articles from the resources presented in Public Health Resources List, linked in the Resources. Explain how the issues presented affect current and future trends in public health. Synthesize information from these articles and your readings to date in the course to offer new insights into emerging issues in public health. Support your claims with sources from your reading.

StudiesFuture of Public HealthUse your Scutchfield and Keck’s Principles of Public Health Practice text to read the following:Chapter 32, “The Future of Public Health Practice,” pages 555–563.Quantitative MethodsUse your Scutchfield and Keck’s Principles of Public Health Practice text to read the following:Chapter 12, “Quantitative Sciences: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and the Use of Public Health Data,” pages 200–217.Learning ComponentsThis activity will help you achieve the following learning components:Identify emerging theories and models in public health.Identify quantitative methods relevant to public health.Toggle Drawer[u10d1] Unit 10 Discussion part 1Emerging Issues in Public HealthSelect three articles from the resources presented in Public Health Resources List, linked in the Resources. Explain how the issues presented affect current and future trends in public health. Synthesize information from these articles and your readings to date in the course to offer new insights into emerging issues in public health. Support your claims with sources from your reading.Response GuidelinesAs noted in the Faculty Expectations Response Guidelines, comment on:Identify knowledge gaps or unknowns that were not considered in your peer’s posting.Identify an assumption on which the posting seems to be based, and pose a useful alternative or contrasting approach based on a different assumption.Ask a probing question.Elaborate on a particular point.Support your views with reference to assigned readings, as well as other theoretical, empirical, or professional literature. If you are responding with a personal perspective or an example from your workplace experience, be sure to focus on both the theoretical and practical implications. Cite all sources in proper APA style.Learning ComponentsThis activity will help you achieve the following learning components:Identify emerging theories and models in public health.ResourcesDiscussion Participation Scoring Guide.APA Style and Format.Public Health Resources List.Toggle Drawer[u10d2] part2Community Health Forum: The Homeless and Working PoorContextEnsuring the health of all members of the community is not just an ethical mandate but also a pragmatic one. If members of the population slip through the cracks, the effect on public health can be significant and negative. In this unit, the community health forum will look at some of the public health issues associated with the homeless and working poor.Discussion PromptFor your initial post for this discussion consider the following questions within the context of your chosen community and healthcare specialization:What portion of the population of your community is made up of the homeless or working poor individuals and interpersonal units?What are the most pressing public health concerns in your community for these populations?How well is the community set up to address these concerns?What needs to be changed or improved to help meet the health need of these populations?Response GuidelinesRead the postings by the other members of the forum and engage with other learners, as per the Faculty Expectation Message, by analyzing, evaluating, and respectfully challenging the position stated. Ask questions of one another and discuss the issue as you would at a face-to-face forum. Be sure to present your rationale, with literature support and examples, as you express your position.Learning ComponentsThis activity will help you achieve the following learning components:Identify the strategies for improving public health for a target population.ResourcesDiscussion Participation Scoring Guide.Public Health Masters Research Guide.Public Health Resources List.Toggle Drawer
Course ReflectionThe purpose of this post is twofold:To help you sift through the nuggets of learning that you have been exploring throughout the various learning activities.To create a snapshot for you to revisit as you move through your program that culminates with your capstone and field experience courses.Just as a reminder, you will identify a problem or issue that is related to public health, and then design a project that can be implemented in the field experience course.Throughout the course, you explored many aspects of the course competencies. For this discussion, reflect back on the information you discussed and learned over the past units. Prepare a posting that addresses these prompts:The most important concepts, or skills I gained were . . .The most important, interesting, or provocative insights I gained were . . .I will use these concepts, skills, or insights in my current position in these ways . . .This course has changed my perspective on the subject matter, and my current academic and professional goals in these ways . . .I will use the information and learning from this course to help me with my capstone project in these ways . . .I still have these questions, comments, thoughts on the course concepts . . .Response GuidelinesWhen responding to others, seek clarification, share your personal experiences that relate to their experiences, and provide feedback on their posts.Portfolio Prompt: You may choose to save this learning activity to your ePortfolio. This way, you will have a complete snapshot of what you initially posted and the response posts from your peers.Learning ComponentsThis activity will help you achieve the following learning components:Reflect on course learning.Resources