Recent Scheme of Work on Health Education

Syllabus for Senior Secondary

FIRST TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic:
1. Meaning and Setting for Health Education
2. Histoty of Health Education in Nigeria
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Health education ;
- meaning
- setting for health education i.e. home-based, school based, community-based, health facility-based and workplace-based
2. Health promotion.
- meaning

History of health education in Nigeria
WEEK 2

Theme: History And Development Of Health Education
Topic: Philosophy, aim and objectives of health education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Philosophy, aim and objectives of health education
2. Aim and objectives of health education
WEEK 2

Theme: History And Development Of Health Education
Topic: Pioneers of Health Education in Nigeria
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Profile of Pioneers of health education in Nigeria like:
Z.A.Ademuwagun,
J.A.Ajala,
C.O.Udoh,
J. Fawole,
Owie,
Oshodin,
Folawiyo,
O.C.Nwana,
G.B.I.Onuha,
J.O.Adeniyi,
Ogundeji etc.
WEEK 1

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: Cells and Tissues of Human Body
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Cell of human body
2. Tissues of the body
3. Growth and development
WEEK 3

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: Systems of the body
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Reproductive system
2. Circulatory system
3. Digestive system
WEEK 3

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: System of the Body: Endocrine
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Endocrine system
2. Diseases of the endocrine system
WEEK 4

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: The Sense Organs
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Sense organs:
i. The skin
ii. The eye
iii. The ear
WEEK 4

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: system of the body III
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Excretory system
2. Respiratory system
3. Nervous system
WEEK 4

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: Posture and Postural Defects
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of posture
2. Correct postures for human activities
3. Determinant of correct postures (nutrition and exercise)
WEEK 5

Theme: Human Anatomy And Physiology
Topic: Systems of the Body
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Skeletal System
2. Muscular system
3. Human movement
WEEK 5

Theme: Personal Health
Topic: Maintenances of Health
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Factor in the maintenance of health
2. The role of each factor.
WEEK 5

Theme: Personal Health
Topic: Health Maintenance and Promotion
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition
- health maintance
- health promotion
2. Essentials for health maintenance and promotion :
i. exercise,
ii. Nutrition,
iii. Regular medical checkup.
3. Health screening :
- visual
- auditory
WEEK 6

Theme: Personal Health
Topic:
1. Physical Health
2. Care of the Human Body Parts
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of physical health
2. Importance of physical health

Care of human body parts
WEEK 6

Theme: Community Health
Topic: Family Health
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of Family health
2. Aspects of Family Health :
Maternal and child health e.g.
a. antenatal care
b. immunization
c. Oral re-hydration therapy (ORT)
d. Breast feeding
e. Safe motherhood
3. Family size and budgeting
WEEK 6

Theme: Personal Health
Topic: Dental Health Promotion
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Dentition :
- meaning
- types
2. Types human teeth: incisor, canine, premolar and molar
3. Teeth diseases e.g. dental caries, gingivitis
WEEK 7

Theme: Community Health
Topic: Community Health Services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of Community Health
2. Community Health Services and their providers :
i. orthodox services e.g. Primary Health Care (PHC)
ii. Traditional services e.g. Bone Setters, Birth Attendants
3. Community efforts in Health promotion
WEEK 7

Theme: Community Health
Topic: Ageing and death education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of elderly and features of the elderly
2. Ways of relating with the elderly
3. Definition of grief and death
4. Common causes of death
WEEK 7

Theme: Community Health
Topic: Epidemiology and Vital Statistics
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Epidemiology, Vital Statistics and Population Dynamics
2. Components of vital statistics :
a. fertility rates
b. mortality rates
c. morbidity rates
3. Uses of the major components of vital statistics.
WEEK 8

Theme: Community Health
Topic: School Health Programme
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of School Health Programme
2. List and explain the 4 components of School Health Programme :
i.Skill-Based Health Education
ii. Healthful School Environment (safe water and sanitation)
iii. School Health and Nutrition Services
iv. School, Home and Community Relationship
3. Goals and objectives of school health programme
4. Linkages for promoting school Health programme (Initiatives):
i. Health Promoting School (HPS)
ii. Child-Friendly School (CFS)
iii. Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH)
iv. Skill-Based Health Education (SBHE)
v. Life Skills (LS)
vi. Education fo
WEEK 8

Theme: Environmental Health
Topic:
1. Waste disposal
2. Pollution
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Waste:
- meaning
- types e.g.
i. Refuse,
ii. Sewage
- methods of Disposal

1. Pollution :
- meaning
- types
i. Air,
ii. Water,
iii. Soil
iv. Noise
2. Pollutant :
- meaning
- sources
3. Health consequences of pollution
WEEK 8

Theme: Environmental Health
Topic: Pests and Vectors Control
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Pests and vector:
- meaning
- habitats
- harmful effects
- control
WEEK 9

Theme: Environmental Health
Topic:
1. Housing
2. Water Supply
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Criteria for good housing :
i.sitting
ii. Ventilation
iii. Lighting
iv. Sanitation
2. Components of a house

1. Definition and Sources of water: Rain, bore-hole, rivers, streams, spring, well and pond
2. Purification and uses of water
WEEK 9

Theme: Environmental Health
Topic:
1. Housing

2. Industrial health
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Criteria for good housing :
a. sitting
b. ventilation
c. lighting
d. sanitation
2. Components of a house

Industrial health :
- meaning
- programmes
- hazards in Workplaces
- impact on living environment
WEEK 9

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Food Hygiene, Preservation and Storage
Sub-Topic:
Content:
food:
- hygiene
- preservation
- storage
- poisoning

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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SECOND TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Nutrition and Food Nutrients
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition
- food nutrition
- food nutrient
2. Nutrients
- classes
- sources
WEEK 2

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Nutritional Processes
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Nutritional processes:
i. ingestion,
ii. Digestion,
iii. Absorption,
iv. Assimilation
and metabolism,
v. defecation/egestion
WEEK 2

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Disability and Rehabilitation
Sub-Topic:
Content:
disability
- meaning
- prevention
i. primary
ii. Secondary,
iii. Tertiary
WEEK 3

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Balanced /Adequate Diet
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Balanced/adequate diet
2. Food groups in the locality
3. Nutritional problems
WEEK 3

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Beverages
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Beverage:
- definition
- types;
i. Alcoholic,
ii. Non-alcoholic
- nutritional values of nonalcoholic
WEEK 3

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Disability and Rehabilitation (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
rehabilitation
- meaning
- types
i. Medical
ii. Vocational
iii. Social
iv. psychological.
WEEK 4

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Factors Influencing Feeding Habits/ Choice of foods
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Factors influencing feeding habits/choice:
i. availability,
ii. Religion,
iii. Education,
iv. age
v. belief,
vi. Health,
vii. Condition,
viii. Cost
WEEK 4

Theme: Food And Nutrition
Topic: Diet for different groups of people
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Diet for different groups of people:
i. children,
ii. Male adolescent,
iii. Female adolescent,
iv. Athletes,
v. pregnant woman,
vi. Adult,
vi. Aged
WEEK 4

Theme: Communicable And Non-Communicable Diseases
Topic: Pathogens and Parasites
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Pathogens and Parasites (bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, rickettsia, helminthes – worms)
2. Characteristics of non-communicable diseases in relation to causation
WEEK 5

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: First Aid
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of first aid.
2. Relevant terms e.g. causality
3. Situations in which first aid kits are used.
WEEK 5

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Agencies providing first aid services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Agencies involved with first aid e.g.
i. red cross society,
ii. Saint John ambulance.
WEEK 5

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Population Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of population and population education
2. Census and its problems in Nigeria.
3. Small and large population
WEEK 6

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: First Aid Treatment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Principles of first aid treatment
2. Nature of specific emergency conditions
WEEK 6

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Disaster
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and types of disaster.
2. Disaster relief activities e.g. evacuation of victims etc.
WEEK 6

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Population Education (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of population and population education
2. Census and its problems in Nigeria.
3. Small and large population
WEEK 7

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Safety Education
Sub-Topic:

Content:
safety education: - the need for safety education
- principle of safety
WEEK 7

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Accident: types and prevention
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of accident
2. Types of accident :
i. road/traffic vehicle,
ii. Home,
iii. Industrial,
iv. school.
3. Causes of accidents at different settings.
4. Prevention of each type of accident.
WEEK 7

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Health Insurance and Advertisement of Health Products and Services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and importance of health insurance.
2. State of health insurance in Nigeria
3. Advertisement and health.
WEEK 8

Theme: Drugs, Alcohol And Tobacco Education
Topic: Drug Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Terminologies in Drug Education (drug abuse, drug dependence, drug misuse, drug addiction, self-medication, alcoholism, rehabilitation
2. Classes of drugs commonly abused
WEEK 8

Theme: Drugs, Alcohol And Tobacco Education
Topic: Behavior Altering Chemicals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Behavior altering chemical substances :
a. Tobacco
b. Alcohol
c. Drugs
2. Reasons for smoking or drinking alcohol and their effects on human body.
WEEK 8

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Nostrum
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of nostrum
2. Types of nostrum ;
i. health tonic,
ii. Miracle substances,
iii. Magic portions,
iv. Amulets and talisman
3. Reasons for avoiding nostrum
WEEK 9

Theme: Drugs, Alcohol And Tobacco Education
Topic: Drug Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Ways of taking drugs (oral, injection, inhalation, topical and anal)
2. Drug abuse and consequences of self-medication.
WEEK 9

Theme: Communicable And Non- Communicable Diseases
Topic: Non- Communicable Diseases
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. a. Definition of non-communicable disease.
b. Differences between communicable and non-communicable diseases.
2. Types of non-communicable diseases:
a. Deficiency diseases(scurvy, pellagra, rickets, kwashiorkor, anemia, beriberi, marasmus, exophthalmia
b. Diseases due to growth in cells, heredity and hormonal disorders(cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, hemophilia, heart disease, hypertension, ulcer, mental illn
3. a. Signs and symptoms of non-communicable diseases
b. Management of non-communicable diseases
4. a. Causes of non-communicable diseases
b. Prevention of non-communicable diseases
WEEK 9

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Nostrum (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of nostrum
2. Types of nostrum ;
i. Health tonic,
ii. Miracle substances,
iii. Magic portions,
iv. Amulets and talisman
3. Reasons for avoiding nostrum

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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THIRD TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Communicable And Non Communicable Diseases
Topic: Diseases
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of disease
2. Classes of diseases :
i. communicable
ii. Non-communicable diseases
3. Differences between communicable and non-communicable diseases
WEEK 2

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Family Life Challenges
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Challenges facing the family in Nigeria. (Widowhood, acceptance of PLWHA, single parent, pre-marital and extra-marital sex, in-laws etc)
2. Agencies promoting healthy family living (school, community religious group, NGOs, social welfare etc)
WEEK 2

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Disability and Rehabilitation
Sub-Topic:
Content:
disability
- meaning
- prevention
i. Primary
ii. Secondary,
iii. Tertiary
WEEK 3

Theme: Communicable And Non Communicable Diseases
Topic: Communicable diseases
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of: communicable disease, epidemiology, prevalence rate etc.
2. Classification of communicable diseases (airborne, water borne, food borne, insects/animal borne, body contacts infections)
WEEK 3

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Family Planning and Safe Motherhood
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and advantages of family planning.
2. Birth control methods
3. Safe motherhood.
WEEK 3

Theme: Safety Education And First Aid
Topic: Disability and Rehabilitation (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
rehabilitation
- meaning
- types
i. Medical
ii. Vocational
iii. Social
iv. psychological.
WEEK 4

Theme: Communicable And Non Communicable Diseases
Topic: Causes and prevention communicable diseases
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Causes of communicable diseases
2. Conditions for communicable diseases to occur: agent, host and environment
3. Prevention of communicable diseases
WEEK 4

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Family Planning and Safe Motherhood (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and advantages of family planning.
2. Birth control methods
3. Safe motherhood.
WEEK 4

Theme: Communicable And Non-Communicable Diseases
Topic: Pathogens and Parasites
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Pathogens and Parasites (bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, rickettsia, helminthes – worms)
2. Characteristics of non-communicable diseases in relation to causation
WEEK 5

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexually Education
Topic: Human Reproduction
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition :
- reproduction,
- sex gamete
- ovulation
- menstruation
- fertilization
- pregnancy and
- gestation
2. Description of sex organs
3. Process of fertilization
4. Foetal development,
5. Care of pregnancy and newborn.
WEEK 5

Theme: Emotional And Social Health
Topic: Mental health
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of mental health
2. Promotion of mental health
3. Types and prevention of mental illness
4. Importance of mental and social health
WEEK 5

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Population Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of population and population education
2. Census and its problems in Nigeria.
3. Small and large population
WEEK 6

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexually Education
Topic: Human Sexually Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Human sexuality
2. Assertive and communication skills.
WEEK 6

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Factors Influencing Choice of Consumer Products and Services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Factors influencing choice of products and services;
i. authenticity
ii. Cost
iii. Availability
iv. Accessibility
v. advertisement.
WEEK 6

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexuality Education
Topic: Population Education (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of population and population education
2. Census and its problems in Nigeria.
3. Small and large population
WEEK 7

Theme: Family Life And Human Sexually Education
Topic: Family and family health roles
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Family and household.
2. Roles, responsibilties and functions of members of the family
3. Marriage and parenthood
WEEK 7

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Consumer Health Care Services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of health care services;
i. Traditional medicine.
ii. Orthodox medicine
iii. Alternative methods of healing (acupuncture, yoga, faith health).
WEEK 7

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Health Insurance and Advertisement of Health Products and Services
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and importance of health insurance.
2. State of health insurance in Nigeria
3. Advertisement and health.
WEEK 8

Theme: Emotional And Social Health
Topic:
1. Emotional health
2. Attributes of emotional social health
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definitions of emotional health and social health.
2. Interrelationship between emotional and social health

1. Definition of Personality and Personality traits
2. Personality problems and solutions :
a. Identification of personal problems
b. Solving personal problems
WEEK 8

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Quacks and Quackery
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Define quack and quackery.
2. Types of quackery ;
i. mechanical quackery
ii. Electrical quackery
iii. Drug and cosmetic quackery
iv. Medical quackery
WEEK 8

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Nostrum
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of nostrum
2. Types of nostrum ;
i. health tonic,
ii. Miracle substances,
iii. Magic portions,
iv. Amulets and talisman
3. Reasons for avoiding nostrum
WEEK 9

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic:
1. Consumer Health Education
2. Consumer Health Protection
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Consumer health :
- meaning
- products
- services
2. Consumer health education
- meaning
3. Features of genuine products and services (trade market expiry date etc).

Laws protecting consumers health in Nigeria Agencies promoting consumer health in Nigeria. (e,g. NAFDAC, SON, Consumer Protection Board)
WEEK 9

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Quacks and Quackery (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Define quack and quackery.
2. Types of quackery ;
i. mechanical quackery
ii. Electrical quackery
iii. Drug and cosmetic quackery
iv. Medical quackery
WEEK 9

Theme: Consumer Health Education
Topic: Nostrum (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of nostrum
2. Types of nostrum ;
i. health tonic,
ii. Miracle substances,
iii. Magic portions,
iv. Amulets and talisman
3. Reasons for avoiding nostrum

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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