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3. health evaluation

  1. 1. HEALTH EDUCATION HEALTH EVALUATION
  2. 2. WHAT IS HEALTH EVALUATION? <ul><li>Process of conducting medical inspection, remediation and follow up study is called health evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>The chief aim of health evaluation is to keep the child healthy so that his educational achievements are not hampered. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHEN IS IT CONDUCTED? <ul><li>Health evaluation is a continuous process. </li></ul><ul><li>It starts when the child enters school and ends only when he leaves it . </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT IS MEDICAL INSPECTION? <ul><li>Examination of the children by a doctor, </li></ul><ul><li>Checking for any diseases / disorders. </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHY IS IT NECESSARY? <ul><li>Medical inspection is very important, as diseases in children cannot be cured without proper diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHO IS INVOLVED? <ul><li>Class teacher, </li></ul><ul><li>School doctor, </li></ul><ul><li>Physical education teacher, </li></ul><ul><li>The school nurse , </li></ul><ul><li>The specialist, </li></ul><ul><li>The dentist, </li></ul><ul><li>The dietician, </li></ul><ul><li>Eye specialist, </li></ul><ul><li>The parents </li></ul>
  7. 7. STAGES OF HEALTH EVALUATION <ul><li>3 stages </li></ul><ul><li>Medical inspection, </li></ul><ul><li>Remediation and </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up study. </li></ul><ul><li>Without treatment and follow up study, medical inspection has no value. </li></ul>
  8. 8. GOALS OF HEALTH EVALUATION <ul><li>Evaluation of the present health status of the child. </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment of any disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Control over communicable diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing the patients. </li></ul><ul><li>Advising the parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Health instruction and teaching rules of health and hygiene. </li></ul>
  9. 9. OBJECTIVES OF HEALTH EVALUATION <ul><li>Help is extended to the child according to his present health status. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper guidance is given to the child and all concerned with him. </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling the spread of any communicable disease noticed in any child by isolating him. </li></ul><ul><li>Helping and guiding the parents in keeping their children healthy. </li></ul>
  10. 10. PERIODIC MEDICAL INSPECTION <ul><li>A medical officer should conduct the medical examination. </li></ul><ul><li>He cannot examine all the children thoroughly without the help of a teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Useful information can be gathered if parents are present at the time of medical inspection. </li></ul>
  11. 11. PRESENT STATE OF MEDICAL INSPECTION IN SCHOOLS <ul><li>At present the state of health services in schools is not very satisfactory, especially in some private schools. </li></ul><ul><li>In spite of the instructions issued by the education department no medical examinations are being conducted in schools. </li></ul>
  12. 12. STEPS FOR EFFECTIVE MEDICAL INSPECTION <ul><li>To make medical examination more effective, it should be replaced by health evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>The school should be given the duty to develop a programme for the continuous health evaluation of every child and subsequent follow up also. </li></ul><ul><li>A qualified, experienced, expert doctor should be arranged to conduct the medical examination. </li></ul><ul><li>Annual medical examination of each child should be taken and record maintained. </li></ul><ul><li>Vaccination must be carried out regularly. </li></ul>
  13. 13. STEPS FOR EFFECTIVE MEDICAL INSPECTION <ul><li>A thorough examination of each child should be conducted and health need found out. </li></ul><ul><li>The parents, teacher and the child himself should be given knowledge of this. </li></ul><ul><li>The children with disorders if present should be referred to the concerned specialists. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper follow up is very essential. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operation of all those involved should be sought . </li></ul>

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