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  • 1. H1N1: A Current Educational Issue<br />By: Lindsay Bryant<br />
  • 2. What is H1N1?<br /><ul><li>New human influenza virus
  • 3. Contagious
  • 4. Pandemic</li></li></ul><li>Importance of H1N1<br />Hospitalizations and deaths are<br />occurring all around the world<br />
  • 5. Age groups affected by H1N1<br />
  • 6. H1N1 Background Information<br /><ul><li>Respiratory infection
  • 7. Caused by an influenza virus
  • 8. Contagious
  • 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. June 19, 2009: All 50 states had confirmed cases of H1N1
  • 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. Chills
  • 13. Cough
  • 14. Stuffy nose
  • 15. Sore throat</li></li></ul><li>How H1N1 is impacting K-12 Education<br /><ul><li>Students missing school
  • 16. Teachers missing school
  • 17. Students falling behind in school
  • 18. Classes being cancelled
  • 19. Lectures being put on hold
  • 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. 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. Overview<br /><ul><li>H1N1 is a serious illness
  • 23. H1N1 is a major k-12 educational issue around the world
  • 24. There many symptoms to watch for
  • 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. 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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