LCHS4004 – Introduction to Public Health

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ASS058-3 Assessment Guidance Template

Assignment Title: Component 2 – Major Health Issue

Word count (orequivalent): Report – 2000 – +10%

Submission method:

All written assessments, where practical and possible, must be submitted via Turnitin unless otherwise instructed by the Lecturer. (Please DO NOT put this assessment specification into Turnitin or it will match many similarities with
other students’ submissions.)

Alternative submission method (if applicable):

Late submission of the assessment will result in a late penalty mark. Penalties for late submission: Up to one week late, maximum mark of 40%. Over one week late, 0%. Only the Extenuating Circumstances Panel may approve a change to submission dates.

Academic honesty / referencing:

Academic honesty is required. In the main body of your submission you must give credit to authors on whose research and ideas your work is based. Append to your submission a reference list that indicates the books, articles, etc. that you have used, cited or quoted in order to complete this assessment.

Module Learning Outcomes (from module syllabus)

– Understand different approaches and strategies used to measure, monitor, and control the incidence of disease in communities.
– Investigate the implications of illness and disease in communities for the provision of health and social care services.
– Understand the factors influencing the health and well-being of individuals in a health or social setting.

Task – Written Report – 2000 Words

You must select one disease and provide a report which includes the following: Introduction (250 words)

  • A definition of the disease
  • Levels of the incidence that demonstrate the severity of the health issue (Both worldwide and UK statistics)

    Main Body (1500 words)

  • Public health measures available
  • The key determinants/risk factors of the chosen disease.
  • Short-term public health consequences of the disease in a health or social care setting
  • Long-term public health consequences of the disease in a health or social care setting

    Conclusion (250 words)

    Relevant published UK data and statistics must be included and referenced within the report. You can choose a health or social care setting of your choice.

General Submission Guidance

  1. All of your submissions must include a title page that clearly states your name, your student number, the module code and title, your lecturer’s name, and your assignment title.
  2. All of your submissions should be typed in Arial font, size 11.
  3. All of your submissions should be typed with 1.5 line spacing.
  4. All of your submissions should have an appropriate structure, include page numbers, and have a reference list.
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