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Dunk the Funk

from McMillen Health

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According
to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 22 million school days are missed
each year due to the common cold. Addressing proper hygiene practices -
including effective hand-washing - is essential to the health of students
and school personnel. Using practical tips, humor and videos, this
age-appropriate program covers many hygiene related topics including
handwashing, showering, dental hygiene, skin care, clothing care, nail care,
and menstrual hygiene practices. Participation in this program prepares
students for the transition into adolescence and explains how self-care and
success relate; This program is appropriate for both males and females. A brief introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the menstrual cycle
is included. If more in-depth information about menstruation is desired for the females, please let our scheduler know when you contact us.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00


Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, ParentPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students but there is no absolute maximum.


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Contact:
Twila Smith
schedule@mcmillenhealth.org
8882407268

Program Details

Format

1. This program begins with a definition of hygiene and a self-care checklist
2. We then discuss daily hygiene practices and students watch a video about the Science of Sweat during puberty.
3. Participants do a cookie activity to discuss germs and hand washing.
4. Students play a shaving myths and facts activity.
5. We then discuss menstrual hygiene.
6. Lastly, we discuss barriers and benefits to good hygiene.

Objectives

1.Define the term hygiene.
2.List at least four steps to practicing good hygiene.
3.State at least two barriers to practicing good hygiene.
4.Explain how brushing teeth two times a day can prevent cavities and future dental problems.
5.State how proper hand washing can prevent the spread of diseases.
6. identify at least two health benefits to practicing good hygiene habits.
7.Identify at least two social benefits of practicing good hygiene habits.
8. Define menstruation and list at least two female hygiene products.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Health Education Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Visit www.mcmillenhealth.org for more information or call (888) 240-7268.

State Standards

Please see our website at www.mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards and Social Emotional Competencies as well as the US National Health Education Standards.