A main theme of this course is infectious disease. In this Discussion Board, you will use the information you have been learning about infectious diseases in order to design a powerpoint presentation outlining the key information about a specific infectious disease of your choosing.
Here are the specific directions for the Module this week:
1). Watch the following video on the ‘Top 10 Infectious Diseases’.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILUu1zUlo38 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
2). Choose one of the leading infectious diseases discussed in this video.
3). Design and post a 7-10 slide powerpoints presentation on this specific infectious disease.
This presentation must include at least the following information and you must include at least 2 scientific references in correct APA format.
The specific organism (Genus and species) that causes this disease and what type of
organism it is (e.g. Gram – rod, or a DNA virus, etc.).
All of the known virulence factors of this organism.
The reservoir, transmission route, and portal of entry into the human body.
Details on the 4 stages of this infectious disease, including:
How this particular infectious disease is categorized…
– acute or chronic
– local or systemic