Health, Safety, and Nutrition
This course provides those who care for children an overview of health, safety, and nutrition issues. Students develop skills and techniques in ways to promote physical and mental health, identification and management of common childhood illnesses, menu planning and nutritional analysis, safety management and injury prevention, child abuse identification and prevention, and program planning. Topics also include culturally and developmentally appropriate practice, collaboration with families and health professionals, policies and regulations, children with special needs, and current issues. C-ID ECE-220.