(Solution) NSG4076 Week 5 Discussion: Topic 1 & 2


NSG4076 CP02 RN to BSN Capstone Synthesis


Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.

Topic 1 Epidemiological Issues

  • What epidemiological issues did you find in your community?
  • What differentiates these as epidemiological issues vs. individual issues? For example, hypertension in the African American population is an epidemiological issue, but in the Caucasian population, it is an individual issue.

Topic 2 Chronic Diseases

  • Discuss the top two chronic diseases seen in adults in your area.
  • Justify responses with resources.



I live and work in West Palm Beach City, the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida. As a healthcare professional working in primary care office, I get to see and interact with a lot of patients mostly from Palm Beach County. The top two chronic diseases that I see in a lot of patients in Palm Beach County are hypertension and diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2022), nearly half of adults in the United States (47%, or 116 million) have hypertension. This implies that nearly 1 out of 2 adults in the United States has hypertension. Palm Beach County is no exception since as of 2018, the prevalence rate of hypertension in the county was 23.8%.…….please click the icon below to purchase the solution at $10