West Coast University Week 5 foundation of Public Healthcare

Science

Access the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s graphic novella at:https://www.cdc.gov/phpr/zombies/#/page/1.

Read through Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic. Once you have finished the novella, complete the following assignment:

You work in the Emergency Preparedness division of the CDC, and you have been tasked with coordinating your state’s plan for responding to an emergency zombie pandemic. Write an outline of the steps you will take and which health professionals you may involve in your decision-making process.

For this assignment:

  1. Identity the key personnel and departments that could be involved in your plan. Identify the resources needed, the potential budget, and any other emergency preparedness steps you think should be included. A time line of response should help with creating how your outline will flow.
  2. Make sure your thoughts are clear in your outline (for example, use a full sentence if you need to explain something for clarity).
  3. Include an APA-formatted title and reference page, and use in-text citations as needed to support your thoughts.

See the OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab on creating an outline: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/03/. You can download a sample outline at the top of the page. Be sure to look at the full-sentence outline portion.

You can also review the Writing Resources area on your Student Resources tab located on the top menu of your main Blackboard page for examples, and review chapters 9, 13, and 14 in A Pocket Style Manual (APA).

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Want to read the Department of Defense’s plan for a zombie attack? This plan exists!!

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Department of Defense Zombie Apocalypse Plan

Click the link above to download the PDF of this plan.

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