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LESSON 1: Communicable Diseases

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LESSON 1 Communicable Diseases.


LESSON ASSIGNMENT Paragraphs 1-1 through 1-12.


LESSON OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

1-1. Identify the major types of pathogens.


1-2. Identify the types of communicable diseases.


1-3. Identify the procedures to follow to prevent wound infection.


1-4. Identify the body's defense against diseases.


1-5. Identify the signs and symptoms of infection.


1-6. Define the idea of universal precautions.

SUGGESTION After completing the assignment, complete the exercises at the end of the lesson. These exercises will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.



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