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ECE 8: Child Health, Safety and Nutrition | ECED.X308

ECE 8: Child Health, Safety and Nutrition | ECED.X308


This course is highly beneficial for anyone working in an early childhood educational setting. It introduces the theory, practices, and requirements for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. Topics include healthcare policies and procedures in the child-care setting, childhood nutrition and obesity, prevention of disease transmission and injuries, child abuse and neglect. You will also learn to provide a quick health check for children and plan healthy menus.

Skills Needed


  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and essential understanding of Canvas.

Learning Outcomes


At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Understand health care policies and procedures in the child care setting.
  • Identify safe and healthy environments for young children.
  • Discuss prevention of disease transmission and injuries.
  • Identify appropriate care and intervention for the sick or injured child.
  • Describe Emergency preparedness.
  • Describe child abuse and neglect.
  • Understand emotional health.
  • Discuss preventive health practices.
  • Understand Nutrition and feeding issues.

Topics Include

  • Outdoor Home Playground Safety
  • Indoor and outdoor activity spaces

Notes


Students are encouraged to obtain CPR certification
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FAQ
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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Cost Instructor
06-20-2022 to 08-08-2022 5.0 $690

Ninet Moradi

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 06-20-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Mon, 08-08-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE