You will be doing this module during Terms 10, 11 and 12.

On completion of this module, you should be able to,

1. Perform clinical and non-clinical assessments to determine the health status and underlying factors of a family related to lifestyle, nutritional status, growth and physical and psychosocial development, communicable & non-communicable diseases, and disability

2. Identify the health needs of a given family

3. Assess the accessibility and utilization of available health resources including healthcare services

4. Develop a plan of management for individuals with illness/health conditions within the  context of the family

5. Carry out measures to improve health and health-related behaviour of the family, physical and social factors that  influence health

6. Provide first contact healthcare under supervision, including writing referral letters wherever necessary

7. Develop skills to change the behaviour of the family to promote their own  health

8. Develop favorable attitudes in caring for individuals and family