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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.

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

Necessary Knowledge


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

Additional Information


Students are encouraged to obtain CPR certification
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This course is related to the following programs:

Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
02-13-2023 to 04-03-2023 5.0 $690

Ninet Moradi

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Final Date To Enroll: 02-13-2023

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 02-13-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Mon, 04-03-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE