Teaching hand washing in early childhood: Creating a learning tool using a video tape medium
Wendy Borsari, Wilmington College Division of Nursing , United States
Wilmington College Division of Nursing . Awarded
Hand washing is the easiest way to maintain health; unfortunately many children are not taught how to wash their hands effectively. Studies demonstrate that there is a direct link between proper hand washing and illness. Absenteeism due to illness has a direct impact on the academic success of children. To combat this problem schools can develop health education programs that teach children the importance of hand washing and how to do it correctly. The school nurse can be instrumental in the development of such a program. The school nurse and the teachers can work together to develop a program that will instruct students on proper hand washing which is a practice that will impact their health for a life time.
Borsari, W. Teaching hand washing in early childhood: Creating a learning tool using a video tape medium. Master's thesis, Wilmington College Division of Nursing. Retrieved February 17, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/124536/.
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