Prevention of obesity among children


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Prevention of obesity among children

  1. 1. Prevention of Obesity among Children
  2. 2. Brief Patient/Learner SummaryThe patient is 10 years old, a grade 4 student, with a diagnosis of overweight. His height is 4’9 and with a weight of 53kgs. He is not active in physical activities. Slow in movements. His parents tolerate him to have a bad eating habits
  3. 3. especially eating not nutritious food (e.g.chips and soft drinks) on his snacks. Initialinterview suggests preference for learningthrough visual means.
  4. 4. Introduction of TopicChildhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child’s health or wellbeing. As methods to determine body fat directly are difficult, the diagnosis of obesity is often based on BMI.
  5. 5. Due to the rising prevalence of obesity in children and its many adverse health effects it is being recognized as a serious public health concern. It is important to recognize that obesity in many cases can be a preventable health condition.
  6. 6. While many factors including genetic predisposition contribute to obesity, dietary behaviors and rates of physical activity are two major factors that can be modified.Teaching about healthy diet and the
  7. 7. importance of maintaining a health activity level to young children is important as obesity is more easily prevented than treated.It is important to begin prevention efforts early in childhood because obesity in adolescence is the strongest predictor of obesity in adulthood.
  8. 8. Setting Patient’s HouseTime frame 1 – 2 hrs
  9. 9. Overall goalThe patient will be able to prevent from being obese and to maintain his ideal body weight.
  10. 10. Objectives Topics Methodology EvaluationAt the end of the I. Define Obesity The patient will besession, the client II. Causes of Lecture and able to summarizewill be able to: obesity in children. Discussion (Power the importantDefine and Discuss III. Compare foods Point things tothe concept of that are healthy to Presentation). remember withobesity among unhealthy one that regards to obesitychildren. causes obesity. Showing photos especially at his IV. Potential for healthy and age. (e.g. The Illnesses or unhealthy food. causes of obesity complications that are the: Through are related to genetic factors, obesity dietary habits, V. Identifying the socioeconomic normal weight of a status and physical child in relation to inactivity) his age.
  11. 11. Enumerate VI. Ways to Lecture and The clientways on how prevent Discussion will be ableto prevent obesity in (Power Point to name thechildren in children. Presentation ways thatobesity. 1. Set a prevent him Limit in obesity 2. Set a (e.g. Be good active, he example. will start to 3. Be active engage in 4. Make sports to exercise fun reduce 5. Educate weight)
  12. 12. Create a daily VII. List of Lecture and The client willroutine plan nutritious food Discussion be able tofor the child to recommend (Power Point verbalizedto prevent to the child. Presentation) understandingfrom obesity. regarding the VIII. List of Showing photos routine that is of activities and activities been exercise (e.g. appropriate for walking, jogging, recommended. his age. swimming, etc) The client’s parents will be IX. Time Showing photos able to set Management of nutritious limitations to foods (e.g. about playtime their son vegetables, and study fruits) regarding time. playtime to study time.
  13. 13. Participate in the X. Tips forformulation of Preventing Lecture and The client willplans for Obesity among Discussion (Power develop the self-preventing Children Point awareness on howobesity in 1. Practice Presentation) a child canchildren. Routinely prevent obesity. exercises to maintain ideal body weight. 2. Comply with the required nutritional intake for his age. 3. Develop self- control with regards to the things that can cause obesity.