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.
Learning OutcomesAt 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.
- Outdoor Home Playground Safety
- Indoor and outdoor activity spaces
Working knowledge of:
- Communication and collaboration tools such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, or LibreOffice
- Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas including navigation links, modules, etc.
Additional InformationPlease review section notes to view the full schedule.
Students are encouraged to obtain CPR certification
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|Wed, 02-14-2024||12:01 a.m.||11:59 p.m.||Online Traditional||ONLINE|
|Tue, 04-02-2024||12:01 a.m.||11:59 p.m.||Online Traditional||ONLINE|