Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

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

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.2)

3.2  Assess and classify a young infant for possible bacterial infection and jaundice. (SAQs 3.1and 3.2)

3.3  Determine if urgent referral of the young infant to hospital for medical treatment is needed. (SAQ 3.2)

3.4  Identify what pre-referral treatments are needed for young infants who need urgent referral. (SAQ 3.2)

3.5  Write a referral note. (SAQ 3.2)

3.6  Identify the range of treatment for young infants with local bacterial infection or jaundice who can be looked after at home. (SAQ 3.1)

3.7  Provide follow-up care for the young infant. (SAQ 3.1)

Study Session 3.  Management of Bacterial Infection and Jaundice in the Newborn and Young Infants

3.1  Assess and classify the young infant