Discuss the principles related to the occurrence and transmission of communicable and infectious diseases.
Describe the three focus areas in Healthy People 2020 and the objectives that apply to communicable and infectious diseases.
Identify and discuss nursing activities for the control of infectious diseases at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention.
Identify and discuss a communicable and/or infectious disease that it was believed to be eradicated and have reemerged now. For example; measles.
The issue of communicable disease is what alarms most of the people in every nation particularly the third world countries. In fact, large percent of deaths all over the globe are caused by infectious diseases. Communicable diseases rely on fluid exchange, contaminated substance, or close contact to travel from an infected carrier to a healthy individual