Hand Washing Observation

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The trainer will give the participants a warm welcome, and provide a brief introduction about her qualifications in education. Next the trainer will have participants introduce themselves and give a brief synopsis of their background. Finally the trainer will go over housekeeping procedures by giving the locations of washroom, how to exit if needed, and ask that all cell phone be set on vibrate, etc.

Objective 1

The trainer will start the discussion by asking the participants what they think is the most important infection control measure used to prevent illness from spreading. After some of the participants have shared, the trainer will explain that hand washing is the most important infection control measure to prevent illness in adults
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As educators we should wash our hands with young children to show him or her how it 's done. Camper (2014) suggests that children and adults need to wash their hands for 20 seconds in order to be the most effective at combating germs. In addition, Camper explains that, “this is especially important because 80% of all infectious diseases, such as pneumonia, salmonella, cold and flu, and skin infections, are transferred by human contact”. When care givers and students develop proper hand washing techniques studies shows that the amount of illness in child care can be significantly reduced.

What I Know About When to Wash Hands?

The next part of the training will begin with the trainer discussing the importance of understanding the BFTS rules concerning hand washing in childcare settings, which are listed below. The trainer will have the participants spent a few minutes working in small groups to make a list of the rules they know by hard and list them on the T-Chart (SEE APPENDIX A (1&2).

591-1-1-.17 BFTS Hygiene/Hand washing Rules

(7) Handwashing, Children. Children 's hands shall be washed with liquid soap and warm running water: (a) Immediately upon arrival for care, when moving from one child care group to another,
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Next the trainer will ask the participants to add any new rules that they learn to the What I Learned about hand washing part of the T-Chart (SEE APPENDIX A (1&2). After a few minutes, the participants will be asked to share some of their ideas with the group. The trainer will inform the participants that there are some websites listed on the reference page which can be use with the students to promote good hand washing skills.

Assessment/Evaluation of Outcome

The trainer will assess the participants’ knowledge of the benefits of proper hand washing from the group discussions; the steps to proper hand washing worksheet; and their responds to the “What I learned” worksheet.

Time and Sequence

Introduction = Five (5) minutes
Short lecture on hand washing = Five (5) minutes
What I know about when to wash hands worksheet = Five (5) minutes
BFTS podcast on discipline (about 15 mins) = Fifteen minutes
Whole group discussion (feedback) and Steps to proper hand washing game = Five (5) minutes
What I Learned about when to wash hands worksheet = Five (5) minutes
Total time/ Objective 1= (40)

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