Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1

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

1.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3)

1.2  Define the importance and objectives of the IMNCI strategy. (SAQ 1.1)

1.3  Summarise the main steps of the IMNCI assessment. (SAQ 1.2)

1.4  Describe the general danger signs (GDS). (SAQs 1.1 and 1.3)

First, you are going to look into the importance of the IMNCI strategy and the diseases that are addressed by this strategy.

Study Session 1.  An Introduction to the Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

1.1  The IMNCI strategy