ERIC Number: ED403681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Health Care: Infection Control, Medication Administration, and Seizure Management. A Series for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers. Model for Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps: MITCH Module 8.
Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this guide presents an overview of the Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps (MITCH); offers a user's guide to the series; and provides specific information for presenting Module 8, which focuses on health care including infection control, medication administration, and seizure management. After the introduction to the MITCH program as a whole, the user's guide provides information on the instructor's role, the 3-hour training session, the use of videotapes and audiotapes, and follow-up activities. For this module, goals and objectives focus on providing participants with an understanding of the following: methods of disease spread, interrupting the spread of disease, diapering and toileting procedures, caregiver role in medication administration, measuring medication, avoiding medication errors, the medication log, storage of medication, types of seizures, and techniques of seizure management. For each hour of training, a script, suggested activities, and relevant handouts are provided. Attached are lists of recommended resources and references, reproducible forms and handouts, and forms for the 6-week follow up. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida