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PERSONAL APPEARANCE PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE OBJECTIVES Explain how diet, rest, exercise, good posture, and avoiding use of tobacco and drugs contribute.

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2 PERSONAL APPEARANCE PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE

3 OBJECTIVES Explain how diet, rest, exercise, good posture, and avoiding use of tobacco and drugs contribute to good health Demonstrate the standards of a professional appearance as they apply to uniforms, clothing, shoes, nails, hair, jewelry, and makeup.

4 PRESENTATION OF APPEARANCE Confidence Self-image

5 Good health promoting health and preventing disease health appearance

6 Diet Eat well-balanced meals with nutritious foods Provides body with materials for optimum health Food from each of five major food groups

7 Rest Need adequate rest and sleep Provides energy and ability to deal with stress Amount of sleep needed varies from each person

8 Exercise Maintains circulation and improves muscle tone Helps mental attitude Contributes to more restful sleep Chose form best suited to your needs obtain some type of exercise daily

9 Good Posture Prevents fatigue and puts less stress on muscles Stand straight with stomach muscles pulled in, shoulders relaxed, and weight balanced equally on both feet

10 Avoid use of tobacco drugs Use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs seriously affects good health tobacco affects function of heart, circulatory system, lungs, and digestive system Impairs mental function Decreases ability to make decisions Affects many body systems Use of substances can result in loss of a job

11 UNIFORM Required in some health occupations Neat, well fitting, clean and free of wrinkles White or neutral undergarments should be worn under white uniforms Find out what type and color is required

12 CLOTHING Neat, clean, and in good repair Freedom of movement Washable fabrics usually best because of frequent washing Should be appropriate for position Jeans:Recreational Therapist

13 NAME BADGE Most facilities require personnel to wear name badge or photo identification tag States name, title, and department of health care worker

14 SHOES White shoes frequently required Fit well and provide good support Low heels are best because they prevent fatigue and accidents Females wear white or beige stockings with uniform Males wear white socks

15 NAILS Keep short and clean Long pointed nails could cause injury to a patient, puncuture or tear gloves Germs transmitted when dirt collects under nails Avoid colored polish Use hand cream to prevent cracking or chapping and dryness of hands

16 HAIR Clean and neat Styled attractively Pinned back and kept off collar –keep hair from touching patient –prevents hair from falling on tray or equipment –avoids blocking vision during a procedure

17 JEWELRY Usually not permitted with uniform Can cause injury to patient and transmit germs Exceptions include –watch, wedding ring, and small pierced earrings Excessive jewelry interferes with patient care and detracts from professional appearance

18 MAKEUP Avoid excessive makeup Should create natural appearance and add to attractiveness

19 SUMMARY Rules or standards established by agency Abide by the rules Maintain a neat, clean, professional appearance


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