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2630 (A) Health Education and Screening Programs

.1 BACKGROUND

.110 General Information

.111 A major function of EHS nurses is to conduct or assist in organizing and presenting group educational sessions on health-related topics, such as:

  • Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Cancer Detection
  • Stop Smoking Programs
  • Informal Home Care for the Elderly
  • Parenting—Birth through Teen Years

.112 Screening programs for early disease detection, which may include testing for hypertension, diabetes, colo-rectal cancer and others, can also be provided. Findings from these tests can identify possible topics for educational sessions.

.113 Location—EHS nursing stations (see 2610(B)). Other locations may also be arranged.

.4 PROCEDURES

.410 Arrangements

.411 Contact the appropriate EHS nursing station for information concerning available educational presentations and screening programs. If a need is perceived for a program on a particular health-related topic, the personnel officer should contact the EHS nursing station to discuss the most effective method of providing such information to employees.

.412 EHS nurses are also available to provide information on particular health issues or problems to agency personnel officers on an as-needed basis.


TM-63; July 2008

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