“Prevention is better than cure.”
Our goal is to attain a holistic health. It could be achieved through monitoring your health status. Regular check-ups and screening tests are important to monitor health status. The school health personnel perform these check-ups and screening tests from the beginning towards the end of the school year.
As you go along, you will notice that the diseases or health condition you experience or encounter can be prevented. There are many concerns that need to be addressed but with the correct and adequate health information, positive attitude, healthy lifestyle practices and desirable coping skills, the right practice of all of these will help in attaining and maintaining holistic health.
This module will give you the knowledge and information that you may use in your daily life. It focuses on the importance of health appraisal and the process of undergoing the series of screening tests that will help you attain holistic health. You will be provided with a lot of activities that will test your prior knowledge and will help you understand more about health and test procedures.
The module focuses on this lesson:
• Lesson 7 – Growth and Development: Health Appraisal and Screening Procedures
• After going through this module, you are expected to:
• explain the proper health appraisal procedures. H7GD-Ii-j-22
• demonstrate health appraisal procedures during adolescence in order to achieve holistic health. H7GD-Ii-j-23health7_q1_mod4_health-appraisal-and-screening-procedures_v2