The chain of infection
Materials: Overhead transparency showing chain
of infection model, a
copy of Activity 23-1 student handout for each student (Notas
Útiles para Estudiantes)
Background Information: Understanding this concept
can help students learn and remember disease-prevention techniques.
- Make an
overhead (or PowerPoint slide) of the chain of infection (see
Figure 23-4 in the text).
- Use the
overhead to discuss the concept of infection control. Include
ways to break the chain at each “link.”
the worksheets and ask students to list, without looking in their
books, as many prevention techniques as they can for each link
in the chain.
- As a follow-up,
have students share their answers.
activity: Have students work in small groups to create
from Haroun, L. & Royce, S. (2004). Teaching Ideas and Classroom
Activities for Health Care. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar
here for printable version.