Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

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

3.1  Define and use correctly each of the key words printed in bold.(SAQ 3.1)

3.2  Describe the public health importance of personal hygiene. (SAQ 3.3)

3.3  List and describe the components of personal hygiene. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.2)

3.4  Describe what are acceptable and poor personal hygiene practices. (SAQ 3.4)

3.5  Prioritise the components of personal hygiene that are critical for public health concerns. (SAQ 3.3)

3.6  Explain hygienic handwashing using standard procedures, and list the critical situations for effective handwashing. (SAQs 3.4 and 3.5)

3.7  Explain the elements and activities that are needed for planning personal hygiene promotion. (SAQ 3.6)

3.8  Describe the criteria that are used for evaluating the effectiveness of personal hygiene application. (SAQ 3.7)

Study Session 3  Personal Hygiene

3.1  What is personal hygiene?