Select one chronic disease such as diabetes or heart disease. Assume that you are working for a county public health department with staff nurses and physicians. You want to run a prevention program for this disease that focuses on one risk factor.
Create a proposal for the program, in which you:
Describe the major risk factors of the disease.
Survey existing primary prevention interventions and their effectiveness.
Survey existing secondary prevention interventions and their effectiveness.
Select one risk factor to target and justify your choice.
Create and describe a prevention program to address the risk factor. Specify the interventions you will use, the individuals and organizations responsible for implementation of the program, and the timeframe