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CE220 Unit 7: Overview of Childhood Diseases and Conditions. Professor Lori Becker CE220. Thought for the day…. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel”. - Anonymous. Weekly Reminders. Complete Readings Read Web Resources

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thought for the day
Thought for the day….

“They may forget what you said,

but they will never forget

how you made them feel”.

- Anonymous

weekly reminders
Weekly Reminders
  • Complete Readings
  • Read Web Resources
  • Complete Learning Activities
  • Post to Discussion Board:
    • Post detailed responses to discussion question (100 words or more)
    • Share detailed feedback with at least 2 classmates
  • Post response to Seminar Option 2 IF you do not attend seminar
  • Complete Graded Content Review
common childhood illnesses
Common Childhood Illnesses
  • What are they?
  • When should a child stay home with an illness?
  • At what point can the student return to daycare/school?
  • What can an ECP do to prevent these illnesses?

(See Web Resource article at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/childrens-conditions/CC00059)

chronic childhood illnesses
Chronic Childhood Illnesses
  • Some common chronic illnesses:allergies, diabetes, epilepsy
  • ECPs need specific information and directions from the parents on things such as symptoms and medications, as well as authorization to administer medications
  • How can an ECP support a family dealing with chronic illness of a child?

(see Web Resource article at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/asthma/guidfam.pdf)

foodborne illnesses
Foodborne Illnesses
  • “Caused by the presence of bacteria, viruses, parasites, or some form of molds growing on foods”(Marotz, p. 490)
  • Take precautionary measures with food when:
    • purchasing
    • storing
    • handling
    • preparing
irradiation of foods
Irradiation of Foods
  • FDA approved “additive” to foods that destroys illness-producing microorganisms in food
  • Involves exposing food to low levels of gamma radiation, but
    • disease-causing germs are reduced or eliminated.
    • the food does not become radioactive.
    • dangerous substances do not appear in the foods.
    • the nutritional value of the food is essentially unchanged.

(Marotz, p. 490)

irradiation cont
Irradiation, cont.
  • Foods that can be irradiated: meat, poultry, grains, and many seafoods, fruits and vegetables.
  • Benefits:
    • control mold
    • inhibit sprouting
    • kill parasites (Trichina in pork)
    • sterilize herbs and spices
    • control insects
    • increase shelf life
    • reduce bacterial contamination in meat and poultry

(www.foodsafety.gov under CDC - irradiation)

wrap up quote
Wrap-up quote
  • The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

- William Arthur Ward

references
References

Marotz, Lynn (2009). Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child. Clifton Park: Thomson Delmar Learning.

"Children's illness: Top 5 causes of missed school” (n.d). Retrieved on June 23, 2008 from http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/childrens-conditions/CC00059

"Students with Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools and Students”. (n.d) Retrieved on June 23, 2008 from http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/asthma/guidfam.pdf