Role of Nurse in the Communicable Disease, Management Health promotion using the TALK approach

UG degree

TALK approach

* T – TELL about healthy life style to practice all the hygienic practices.

* A –ADVICE to individuals and families what to do to reduce risk and adopt healthy life styles.

* L – LEAD collective community action to reduce the risk factor by working with community based organisation.

* K – KNOW more about health promotion and healthy life style to reduce risk. Hands of health staff and visitors should be washed after contact with the patient.

* Precautions should be put in palace immediately.

* Put the patient in a single room.

* Place a sign board on the entrance to alert all stuff and visitors.

* Hands of health staff and visitors should be washed after contact with the patient.

* Clinical waste should be disposed carefully.

* Minimal equipment and supplies should be taken.

* Appropriate treatment of the patient is essential.

* Close and regular observation of vital signs of patient.

* Watch for any complications.

* Health education must be given according to the infection.

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