Health Guidelines for Avoiding Infectious Diseases Course | Alison
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Health Guidelines for Avoiding Infectious Diseases

Learn more about the techniques and practices that help in avoiding infectious diseases with this course.

Disease and Disorders
Free Course
This free online health guidelines for avoiding infectious diseases course teaches you about the best practices for avoiding different infectious diseases such as cholera, malaria, and tuberculosis. In it you will also study the guidelines for treating the diseases and their symptoms if contracted. You will also learn about how you can keep clean in order to avoid germs and infections using simple and effective hygiene practices.

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Description

This course begins by discussing the health guidelines for avoiding infectious diseases. You will learn the importance of good hygiene in having better health and in preventing illness and infection from bacteria or viruses. This course will also discuss the role of immunisation in helping protect future generations by eradicating diseases. You will learn about its benefits and realize that it is much safer to get a vaccine than an infectious disease.

You will then look into various diseases such as cholera, diarrhoea, and malaria. You will learn that cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhoea and can lead to dehydration and even death if left untreated. This course will also discuss the symptoms of malaria which is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other animals. You will learn that in severe cases, malaria can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma, or even death.

Upon the completion of this course, you will realize the need to maintain basic hygiene for you and your family and to create a safe hazard-free environment for children and pregnant women. You will also learn how to diagnose various diseases by recognising their symptoms, the benefits of Immunisation, the treatment and recovery from various diseases, and more. Check out this course and gain a better understanding of healthcare guidelines for avoiding infectious diseases today.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes:


  • Ability to maintain basic hygiene for you and your family;
  • Create a safe hazard free environment for children and pregnant women;
  • Learn how to diagnose various diseases by recognising their symptoms;
  • Learn the benefits of Immunisation; - Learn how to treat and recover from various diseases;
  • Learn how to prevent disease by avoiding hazards;
  • Use simple techniques to ease symptoms and recover more quickly;
  • Learn when to visit you medical centre;
  • Ability to prioritise with pregnant women and children;
  • See the benefits of completing the treatment set out by your doctor.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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