Student Health and Monitoring System

Chapter I THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING Introduction Background to the Study The study “Security and Health ID System for the Basic Education Department of the University of Perpetual Help System- Laguna” aims to secure the safety of the Basic Education students. This study uses the barcode technology in monitoring the student’s entry to the university campus and in monitoring the health of the students through the university canteen.

The proponents have recognized issues concerning the security and of health of the Basic Education Department students such as the unauthorized entry of outsiders, cutting of classes of the students, uncontrolled eating of unhealthy foods, and consuming of prohibited foods for a particular student that has a medical condition.

With these current issues concerning the safety of the students inside the University of Perpetual Help System, the study is undeniably one of the solutions that will prevent unwanted events to happen inside the university premises since it will keep track of the student’s entrance and exit in the university, and will monitor the health of the students. Statement of the Problem The University of Perpetual Help System- Laguna is currently opened to most visitors where the security has never excelled in terms of the safety of the students especially the students of the Basic Education Department.

And as a private school, the university must already take part in maintaining the good health of the students. Hence, this study aims to answer the following problems. 1. The uncontrolled entry of the outsiders in the university campus especially inside every building of the Basic Education Department. 2. The occurrence of cutting of classes of the students. 3. The student’s unauthorized absences 4. The consumption of prohibited and unhealthy foods among the students. Objective of the Study General Objective

The study aims to create a system that will monitor the student’s entry and exit inside the school premises; and monitor the health of the students in terms of the food consumed. Specific Objective 1. To prevent unauthorized entry from the outsiders 2. To stop the occurrence of cutting classes of the students 3. To assure the parent’s of the student’s daily attendance inside the school 4. To prevent the students from eating the prohibited food. 5. To keep track of the student’s medical history.

Significance of the Study The system will help the security in the entrance and exits of the visitors and students. The parents will also be able to keep track of the student’s arrival and departure. The system will also help the canteen personnel in identifying prohibited foods for a particular student. Scope and Delimitation of the Study The study is conducted during the Academic Year 2011- 2012, and is intended for the students of Basic Education Department of the University of Perpetual Help System.

The primary clients of the study are the students and the parents of the university, second are the security and canteen personnel and the third are the visitors of the Basic Education Department. The study uses the barcode technology wherein the barcodes will only be placed in the ID of the student. The barcode is unique and shall not have any duplicate with any of the students of the University of Perpetual Help System. The barcodes printed in the university ID will be scanned by the barcode reader, once scanned, information such as the time of arrival and departure of the students will be saved in the database record of the system.

And also, once scanned in the canteen, the prohibited foods of the students will be listed in the monitor of the canteen cashier. Security and canteen personnel must also have ID’s that will identify them as “Authorized Personnel” in the university campus. Visitors that will enter the Basic Education Department building must have and wear with them the Visitor’s ID that has also its own barcode that will grant entry. Parents on the other hand will be issued with the Quarterly report of the student’s attendance in the school.

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