Learning Outcomes for Study Session 14

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

14.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 14.1)

14.2  Use good communication skills while counselling a mother. (SAQs 14.1 and SAQ 14.2)

14.3  Teach the mother to give oral drugs at home. (SAQs 14.1, 14.2 and 14.3)

14.4  Teach the mother to treat local infections at home. (SAQs 14.1 and 14.3)

14.5  Advise a mother to increase food and fluid during her child’s illness. (SAQ 14.3)

14.6  Counsel a mother about when to return for a follow-up visit. (SAQs 14.1 and 14.3)

Study Session 14  Counselling Mothers

14.1  Using good communication skills