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  1. In this assignment you and your learning team will research current public health topics and recommend socially responsible action.

    As a team, select a current public health topic, such as:

    • Opioid crisis
    • Mandatory immunizations
    • Healthcare associated infections (HAI)
    • Chronic disease prevention
    • Gun violence
    • Disaster preparedness
    • Antibiotic-resistant bacteria
    • Physician and nurse shortages
    • The grocery gap, food deserts, and obesity
    • Mental health and suicide prevention
    • Aging population
    • Create a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation for the board of directors to discuss your selected public health topic and the social responsibility of managers and organizations.

      Complete the following in your presentation:

    • Describe the current status of your public health topic.
    • Explain the legal and ethical issues related to your public health topic.
    • Explain the impact of this public health topic on managers and organizations in the health care industry.
    • Research at least 3 examples of ways health care organizations and managers have addressed this public health issue and demonstrated social responsibility.
    • Recommend 5 strategies managers and organizations could use to be more socially responsible in trying to correct the legal and ethical issues related to the topic and provide a brief description of each strategy.
    • Select 1 of the strategies discussed and explain why it is the best strategy to use for the public health topic selected.
    • Include speaker notes, a title slide, and a reference slide.
    • Cite at least 1 reputable reference per team member used in creating your presentation. One reference must be your textbook. Reputable references include trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, a textbook, or other sources of similar quality.