Post with a minimum of 250 words, post must contain at least (2) professional references, cited correctly in the current APA format. Ask 2 provocative questions to prompt online discussion using bold print at the end of your initial discussion.
Review the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) (2014) report about incidence and trends of foodborne illnesses website @ http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6315a3.htm?s_cid=mm6315a3_w (Links to an external site.).
Identify examples of the epidemiological triad and transmission cycle.
Discuss and examine principles of distribution.
Locate examples of epidemiologic measures (count data, ratio, proportion, rate, incidence, and prevalence).
Locate examples of descriptive epidemiology (person, place, time) and frequency.
Discuss the purpose of this report. Name at least three ways that nurses can use these epidemiologic investigations and report findings.