Assignment: Levels of Prevention and Preventive Services Guidelines
For this assignment, utilize the NU629 Week 3 Prevention and Guidelines Excel Template (Excel). To complete the table, list an example of each type of prevention as it relates to the health concern listed.
This course focuses on healthy living and preventive screenings to help promote health and prevent disease and illness. The following is a list of screenings that will be explored throughout the course: cervical cancer (CA), breast CA, colorectal CA, testicular CA, prostate CA, suicide, hypertension, sexually transmitted illnesses, human papillomavirus, intimate partner violence, smoking/vaping, depression, hepatitis C, hepatitis B, fall prevention, lung CA, cardiovascular disorders, childhood and adult immunizations. Many organizations promote their own guidelines. One particular agency that promotes such guidelines is the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), along with the NIH, CDC, ACOG, AFP, ACC, JNCC, and others.