Time: 2.5 Hours; Marks: 50

1. Children’s Rights

  • Convention of Rights of the Child.
  • Prevention of child labour.
  • Abuse and legal protection.
  • Special care of girl child.
  • Female infanticide.

2. Care of School Children

  • School health: Objectives, problems and programmes.
  • Environment of school.
  • Assessment of general health of school children.
  • Dental and eye problems.
  • Nutritional deficiencies.
  • School health education for children.
  • Need based sharing of health information with teacher/ parents/ children.
  • Records and reports.

3. Care of Adolescents

  • Physical growth during adolescence.
  • Emotional and behavioural changes in girls and boys.
  • Special needs of adolescents.
  • Sex education for adolescents.
  • Counselling.

4. Care of Adolescent Girls

  • Menstruation and menstrual hygiene.
  • Special nutritional needs.
  • Early marriage and its affects.
  • Adolescent girls: Pregnancy and abortion.
  • Preparing for family life- pre marital counseling.
  • Role of ANM/ female health worker