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Module 1: Introduction

Learning aims and objectives

Once you've completed the Making Every Contact Count (MECC) e-learning, you'll be able to:

  • Understand what MECC is and how it's relevant to you

  • Identify your own thoughts / feelings about carrying out MECC

  • Relay information from seven key areas...

1)  Drinking alcohol sensibly
2)  Stopping smoking
3)  Healthy eating
4)  Physical activity
5)  Mental health and wellbeing
6)  Oral health
7)  Sexual health

  • Use the approach of Ask, Assess, Advise and Assist

  • Recognise opportunities to confidently provide key messages about adopting a healthier lifestyle

  • Understand the relevance of MECC in your current role

  • Understand where to find additional information on the topics covered within MECC