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Title: PERSONAL APPEARANCE


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PERSONAL APPEARANCE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE

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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.

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PRESENTATION OF APPEARANCE
  • Confidence
  • Self-image

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Good health
  • promoting health and preventing disease
  • health appearance

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

6
Rest
  • Need adequate rest and sleep
  • Provides energy and ability to deal with stress
  • Amount of sleep needed varies from each person

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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

8
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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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