What were the major epidemics of the Middle Ages? 

History of Health Education

 

In examining the history of health and health education in your  textbook you have no doubt seen the strong connections that we have to  our past. Given the recent fears of epidemics and pandemics your  discussion this week is to examine the most devastating pandemic the  world has ever known.

  • What were the major epidemics of the Middle Ages?
  • Which was the most devastating?
  • Why were they so feared?
  • What factors contributed to the spread?
  • What were some of the strategies used to by people to prevent these diseases?
  • After reading Chapter 2, in your opinion why were epidemics so much  more common in the Middle Ages versus the ancient civilizations of  Egypt, Greece, and Rome?Required Resources

    Text

    Cottrell, R. R., Girvan, J. T., McKenzie, J. F., & Seabert, D. (2014). Principles and foundations of health promotion and education (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

    · Chapter 8: Agencies, Associations, and Organizations Associated with Health Education/Promotion

    · This chapter focuses on the different types of health agencies as well as the organization that is responsible for certifying health education specialists.

    · Chapter 9: The Literature of Health Education/Promotion

    · This chapter provides an overview of the literature found in this field and describes the process of critically evaluating such literature.

    Articles

    Holman, D., & White, M. C. (2011). Dietary behaviors related to cancer prevention among pre-adolescents and adolescents: The gap between recommendations and reality. Nutrition Journal, 10, 60-67. doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-60

    · The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the PubMed Central database in the Ashford University Library. In this article, Holman and White discuss how nutrition may play a role in cancer prevention.  You will utilize this article to answer this week’s assignment questions and identify the key sections of a peer-reviewed scholarly article.

    Center for Young Women’s HealthLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.youngwomenshealth.org

    · This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three options to choose from, this particular website focuses on young women’s health issues.

    EmpowHERLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.empowher.com

    · This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three options to choose from, this particular website focuses on a broad array of women’s health issues.

    Young Men’s HealthLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.youngmenshealthsite.org

    · This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three options to choose from, this particular website focuses on young men’s health issues.

    Recommended Resource

    Website

    National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, IncLinks to an external site.. (http://www.nchec.org)

    · Link to NCHEC homepage. This source helps students to realize that the work they are completing in this course is aligned with the national health education credentialing body.

    Required Resources

    Text

    Cottrell, R. R., Girvan, J. T., McKenzie, J. F., & Seabert, D. (2014).

    Principles and foundations

    of health promotion and education

    (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

    ·

    Chapter 8: Agencies, Associations, and Organizations Associated with Health

    E

    ducation/Promotion

    ·

    This chapter focuses on the different types of health agencies as well as the organization

    that is responsible for certifying health education specialists.

    ·

    Chapter 9: The Literature of Health Education/Promotion

    ·

    This chapter provides an

    overview of the literature found in this field and describes the

    process of critically evaluating such literature.

    Articles

    Holman, D., & White, M. C. (2011). Dietary behaviors related to cancer prevention among pre

    adolescents and adolescents: The gap bet

    ween recommendations and reality. Nutrition Journal,

    10, 60

    67. doi:10.1186/1475

    2891

    10

    60

    ·

    The full

    text version of this article can be accessed through the PubMed Central database

    in the Ashford University Library. In this article, Holman and White discu

    ss how

    nutrition may play a role in cancer prevention.

    You will utilize this article to answer this

    week’s assignment questions and identify the key sections of a peer

    reviewed scholarly

    article.

    C

    enter for Young Women’s Health

    Links to an external site.

    .

    (n.d.). Retrieved from

    ·

    This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three

    options to choose from, this particular website focu

    ses on young women’s health issues.

    EmpowHER

    Links to an external site.

    . (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.empowher.com

    ·

    This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of

    three

    options to choose from, this particular website focuses on a broad array of women’s

    health issues.

    Young Men’s Health

    Links to an external site.

    .

    (n.d.). Retrieved from

    http://www.youngme

    nshealthsite.org

    ·

    This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three

    options to choose from, this particular website focuses on young men’s health issues.

    Required Resources

    Text

    Cottrell, R. R., Girvan, J. T., McKenzie, J. F., & Seabert, D. (2014). Principles and foundations

    of health promotion and education (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

     Chapter 8: Agencies, Associations, and Organizations Associated with Health

    Education/Promotion

     This chapter focuses on the different types of health agencies as well as the organization

    that is responsible for certifying health education specialists.

     Chapter 9: The Literature of Health Education/Promotion

     This chapter provides an overview of the literature found in this field and describes the

    process of critically evaluating such literature.

    Articles

    Holman, D., & White, M. C. (2011). Dietary behaviors related to cancer prevention among pre-

    adolescents and adolescents: The gap between recommendations and reality. Nutrition Journal,

    10, 60-67. doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-60

     The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the PubMed Central database

    in the Ashford University Library. In this article, Holman and White discuss how

    nutrition may play a role in cancer prevention. You will utilize this article to answer this

    week’s assignment questions and identify the key sections of a peer-reviewed scholarly

    article.

    Center for Young Women’s HealthLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from

     This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three

    options to choose from, this particular website focuses on young women’s health issues.

    EmpowHERLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.empowher.com

     This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three

    options to choose from, this particular website focuses on a broad array of women’s

    health issues.

    Young Men’s HealthLinks to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from

     This website is provided so that students can complete the assignment and is one of three

    options to choose from, this particular website focuses on young men’s health issues.

 

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