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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This 3 hour course has been developed to provide information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers. Information provided is basic, aligned to current regulations along with various resources for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of children while in child care.

 

This course costs $32 per participant. 

 

PREREQUISITES: 

There are no prerequisites required for completing this course.

 

HOURS BREAKDOWN:

0.3 IACET CEUs or 3 Core of Knowledge Hours: Health, Safety and Nutrition- 3

 

COURSE LOGISTICS, MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT:

This course is offered in-person and virtually. 

  • Virtual: A laptop, computer or tablet that includes a functional camera, microphone and headphones/speaker is required in order to complete this course virtually. A phone device is not acceptable. A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each participant via email prior to their scheduled course.

  • In-Person: A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each registered participant. Participants should bring a pen or pencil for note taking. 

The Instructor will utilize Powerpoint slides and speech to present the content material. A variety of videos, charts and tables may be utilized to demonstrate content ideas and concepts. 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

Participants will gain knowledge, awareness and skills in the following key areas:

  •  Prevention and control of infectious diseases;

  • Administration of medication, consistent with standards for parental consent;

  • Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions, and care of asthma;

  • First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);

  • Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices;

  • Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and abusive head trauma – Child Abuse and Neglect;

  • Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards that can cause bodily injury such as electrical hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic (outdoor safety and supervision);

  • Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants;

  • Appropriate precautions in transporting children, if applicable;

  • Emergency preparedness and response planning.



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LEARNER ASSESSMENT METHOD:

Participants' knowledge will be assessed through a Post-Assessment via Google Form and the Google Form link will be provided to each participant immediately following a course. The assessment will include multiple choice and/or matching questions to test comprehension. Upon successful completion and receiving a 75% or higher, participants will receive their certificate by email. 

 

CRITERIA FOR EARNING IACET CEUs:

Participants will be awarded their certificates when the following has been met:

  • Course has been paid in full.

  • Participants have attended the course from beginning to end.

  • Participants have completed the Post-Assessment, scoring a 75% or higher.

Basic Health & Safety and Breastfeeding Awareness

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