Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  1. Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  2. Describe the most common types of bacterial and viral faeco-oral diseases, their causative infectious agents and their occurrence in the population.
  3. Describe the main modes of transmission of each of the bacterial and viral faeco-oral diseases, and the age groups that are most susceptible to them.
  4. Explain how you would diagnose and treat cases of bacterial and viral faeco-oral diseases, and when and why you would refer them to a higher-level health facility.
  5. Describe how you would apply prevention and control measures against bacterial and viral faeco-oral diseases, and what actions you would take to prevent epidemics of cholera or shigellosis.
Viimeksi muutettu: maanantai, 30 kesäkuu 2014, 11:56