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close this bookAdvising Mothers on Management of Diarrhoea in the Home - Instructions for Facilitators (WHO, 1993, 11 p.)
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Sample agendas

Sample agenda for diarrhoea management training course
(with activities from Advising Mothers)

Day 1


8.30 - 9.00

Registration



9.00 - 9.30

Welcome: Objectives, planned activities, introduction of participants, administrative announcements.



9.30 - 9.45

Break



9.45 - 10.45

Presentation on Principles of Clinical Management modified to include Advising Mothers (A/M)



10.45 - 12.00

Individual work on “Management of the Patient with Diarrhoea” module (Introduction by facilitator, A/M Information summary sheet, Short-answer exercise p 29 of management module).



12.00 - 13.00

Lunch



13.00 - 16.30

Individual work (continued): A/M Basic Skills; Steps 1-4 (including review/use of Mother’s Card, role-play if time allows)



16.30 - 17.00

Presentation on Management of Acute Diarrhoea



Day 2


8.30 - 9.30

Instructor demonstrates proper case management techniques



9.30 - 12.00

Practical work (with break between 10.00 and 10.30); Practice using Mother’s Card



12.00 - 13.00

Lunch



13.00 - 15.00

Individual work on module (pages 33-49; Plans B, C, other problems)



15.00 - 15.15

Break



15.15 - 17.00

Continue individual work on module



Note:

The presentation on Epidemiology and Etiology of Diarrhoea, originally scheduled for the end of Day 2, should be carried out as an optional evening session on the same day. If this is not convenient, an alternative method may be that participants learn the information by reading.


Day 3


8.30 - 9.00

Presentation on Prevention of Diarrhoea



9.00 - 12.00

Practical work (break between 10.00 and 10.30); include drills on ORS preparation, and other case management drills as needed.



12.00 - 13.00

Lunch



13.00 - 14.00

Practice ORS demonstration



14.00 - 15.00

Exercise F, management module (Role-play on dehydrated child)



15.00 - 15.15

Break



15.15 - 17.00

Course Progress Check, with A/M Summing-up exercise


Day 4


8.30 - 9.00

Discussion of results of Course Progress Check



9.00 - 12.00

Practical work (break between 10.00 and 10.30) with practice conducting ORS demonstration



12.00 - 13.00

Lunch



13.00 - 15.00

Individual and group work on improving case management



15.00 - 15.15

Break



15.15 - 16.00

Improving case management (continued)



16.00 - 17.00

Course evaluation

Sample agenda for Advising Mothers as an independent course

Day 1


8.30 - 9.00

Opening



9.00 - 9.15

Introduction



9.15 - 10.30

Basic Skills:

Rules of home case management



Simple language



Ask questions



10.30 - 11.00

Break



11.00 - 12.30

Step 1: Ask


Step 2: Praise and encourage


Step 3: Advise



12.30 - 13.30

Lunch



13.30 - 14.30

Step 4: Check


Review and Summing-up exercise



14.30 - 15.30

Role-play “APAC”



15.30 - 16.00

Break



16.00 - 17.00

Use of Mother’s Card



Day 2




8.30 - 11.00

Practice in a real situation


Lead a demonstration (done concurrently with practice)



11.00 - 11.30

Feedback on practice



11.30 - 12.00

Closure