Learning Outcomes for Study Session 9

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

9.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 9.1)

9.2  Explain why an effective referral link has to be a ‘two-way street’ between the health facility and the Health Extension Practitioner, and give examples of ways in which you can support this link. (SAQ 9.1)

9.3  Describe how you make sure that referrals happen effectively when you refer critical cases, and give reasons why referrals may fail to be managed correctly. (SAQ 9.2)

9.4  List the information that should be included in a clear and complete referral note. (SAQ 9.2)

Study Session 9  Making a Referral for Postnatal Care

9.1  Effective referral