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  1. 1. H1N1: A Current Educational Issue<br />By: Lindsay Bryant<br />
  2. 2. What is H1N1?<br /><ul><li>New human influenza virus
  3. 3. Contagious
  4. 4. Pandemic</li></li></ul><li>Importance of H1N1<br />Hospitalizations and deaths are<br />occurring all around the world<br />
  5. 5. Age groups affected by H1N1<br />
  6. 6. H1N1 Background Information<br /><ul><li>Respiratory infection
  7. 7. Caused by an influenza virus
  8. 8. Contagious
  9. 9. Spread by humans</li></li></ul><li>H1N1 Confirmed Dates <br /><ul><li>April 15, 2009: First confirmed case of H1N1 in United States
  10. 10. June 19, 2009: All 50 states had confirmed cases of H1N1
  11. 11. June 11 2009: World Health Organization affirmed H1N1 a global pandemic </li></li></ul><li>H1N1 Symptoms include but not limited to:<br /><ul><li>Fever
  12. 12. Chills
  13. 13. Cough
  14. 14. Stuffy nose
  15. 15. Sore throat</li></li></ul><li>How H1N1 is impacting K-12 Education<br /><ul><li>Students missing school
  16. 16. Teachers missing school
  17. 17. Students falling behind in school
  18. 18. Classes being cancelled
  19. 19. Lectures being put on hold
  20. 20. Schools having to be dismissed</li></li></ul><li>H1N1 Current Prevention<br />1.) Stay home when sick<br />2.) Separate ill students and staff<br />3.) Use hygiene and respiratory etiquette<br />4.) Routine school cleaning<br />5.) Early treatment of high risk students and staff<br />6.) Consideration of selective school dismissal<br />
  21. 21. Future prevention if H1N1 cases increase<br />1.) Active screenings<br />2.) High risk students and staff stay home<br />3.) Students with ill household members stay home<br />4.) Increase distance between people at schools<br />5.) Extend time period an ill person must stay home<br />6.) School dismissals<br />
  22. 22. Overview<br /><ul><li>H1N1 is a serious illness
  23. 23. H1N1 is a major k-12 educational issue around the world
  24. 24. There many symptoms to watch for
  25. 25. There are many ways to prevent the spreading of H1N1</li></li></ul><li>References<br />Title: Black<br />Author: tom )º( [needs a new PRO account]&apos;s photostream<br />URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pincharrata/3672926041/<br />Title: Sick Child<br />Author: tiffanywashko<br />URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturalmom/3256776870/<br />Title: Pie Chart<br />Author: Centers for Decease Control and Prevention<br />URL: http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/qa.htm<br />Title: Thermometer<br />Author: Biology Big Brother<br />URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tessawatson/383858507/<br />&quot;2009 H1N1 Flu (&quot;Swine Flu&quot;) and You.&quot; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 &lt;http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/qa.htm&gt;. <br />
  26. 26. References<br />&quot;H1N1 (Swine Flu) Symptoms.&quot; MayoClinic.com Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 &lt;http://mayoclinic.com/health/swine-flu/DS01144/DSECTION=symptoms&gt;.<br />&quot;H1N1 (Swine Flu).&quot; FLU.gov Know what to do about the flu U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 &lt;http://www.flu.gov/individualfamily/about/h1n1/index.html&gt;. <br />&quot;CDC Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010 School Year.&quot; Centers for Disease Control and PreventionN.p., 21 Oct. 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 &lt;http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/schools/schoolguidance.htm&gt;. <br />&quot;Novel H1N1 Flu: Background on the Situation.&quot; Centers for Disease Control and PreventionN.p., 2009. Web. 28 Oct. 2009 &lt;http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/background.htm&gt;. <br />

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