2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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ECED& 107 - Health, Nutrition and Safety

5.0 Credits
Develop knowledge and skills to ensure equitable health, nutrition, and safety of children in group care and education programs. Recognize the signs of abuse and neglect, responsibilities for mandated reporting, and available community resources. S/U grade option.
Dual Listed as No

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe federal and state mandated health, safety, and nutrition practices.
  2. Identify common indicators of illnesses/infectious diseases and steps to be followed.
  3. Demonstratesafety procedures for providing emergency care and daily care.
  4. Describe appropriate safety policies that prevent and minimize accidents for both indoor and outdoor environments.
  5. Describe the role of nutrition as it relates to development, licensing regulations for childcare, and government food program.
  6. Create examples of developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive health, safety, and nutrition education materials and activities.
  7. Demonstrate skills in emergency first aid, food service, routine health, safety practices, and mandated reporting.
  8. Develop strategies for working with families in accessing and utilizing health, nutritional, and dental services.

Course Typically Offered
Fall, Winter

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