I. COURSE TITLE:
Strategies in Health Education
After 15 minutes of lecture-discussion withdemonstration the level II students will be able toacquire comprehensive knowledge in infant cord care.Specifically the students will be able to:1)Define what is umbilical cord and cord care.2)Identify materials/equipment needed for cordcare.3)Enumerate the procedure on how to performcord care.4)Appreciate the importance of cord care.
III. CONTENT:BRIEF BACKGROUND
:The umbilical cord provides nourishment to the unborn child throughoutthe duration of pregnancy; this is where all the nutrients pass to nourish theunborn child.
CARE OF THE UMBILICAL CORD
Equipment/Materials needed:Cord clamp (optional)70% Isopropyl alcoholCotton Balls or cotton balls soaked in 70% isopropyl alcoholClean gloves or forcepsWaste ReceptacleProcedure: (Steps to follow)1)Inform the parents or primary caregiver of the child.2)Gather the equipment/materials needed.3)Wash hands and wear the clean gloves.4)Place the baby in bed on supine position.5)Open the diaper of the baby and check the cord.