1. Consider the following scenario: You are a program manager at a local public health department tasked with increasing physical activity of adults in your community. How would you begin the planning process? Outline five initial steps you would take in planning a strategy to address this issue. (Note: 150 words or more)
2. Describe an issue or problem in public health that could be addressed with a policy change, including:
a. Who or what is affected by the current state of affairs and in what way?
b. What needs to be done differently to improve the problem/issue?
c. What type of policy (i.e., city/county/state ordinance, business/organizational policy) would you recommend? (Note: 150 words or more)
3. Observe a team in practice within an infection control department site. Reflect on the group’s communication and cooperation. How well did this group interact as a team? Are there areas that could be improved? No research citations are required for this discussion question.(Note: 150 words or more)
4. One of the attributes of a community leader is an ability to influence others toward some kind of action (e.g., join our coalition, give to our cause, and stop smoking). If you were recruiting new partners for a coalition to address childhood asthma, who would you approach? How would you articulate why they are needed? No research citations are required for this discussion question.(Note: 150 words or more)