Topic 1: Healthy People 2030
Healthy People is an initiative of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) that addresses health challenges and set projections every 10 years, with the main purpose of improving health indicators nationwide. After completing your readings select three objectives/topics (health problems) of Healthy People 2030 that you consider relevant for your community or region. Of those relevant topics define the one you consider the most crucial or concerning to you. This topic will be from now on the one that to be used for all your class discussions and assignments. It will be your selected health problem.
Describe your selected health problem. Why is the selected topic important?
Will this problem lead to secondary conditions or complications?
What criteria are used to understand the risk of developing such conditions or complications?
Topic 2: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is an independent organization of experts in health promotion that recommends strategies to improve health indicators. Review this source at https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/ and determine the recommendations and expectations for your selected health problem.
- Describe your findings and discuss the strengths or benefits of this source. Would you modify something about it, particularly the information concerning to your selected health problem?