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ECE: Hlth Safety & Nutrition

Course Number: 10307167
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-307-167 ECE: HEALTH SAFETY & NUTRITION...This 3-credit course examines the topics of health, safety, and nutrition within the context of the early childhood educational setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; examine governmental regulations and professional standards as they apply to health, safety, and nutrition; plan a safe early childhood environment; plan a healthy early childhood environment; plan nutritionally sound menus; examine child abuse and neglect issues and mandates; describe Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction strategies, describe strategies to prevent the occurrence of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS); incorporate health, safety, and nutrition concepts into the children's curriculum.

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives.
  2. Examine governmental regulations and professional standards as they apply to health, safety, and nutrition.
  3. Plan a safe early childhood environment
  4. Plan a healthy early childhood environment
  5. Plan nutritionally sound menus.
  6. Examine child abuse and neglect issues and mandates
  7. Describe Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction strategies.
  8. Describe strategies to prevent the occurrence of Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) formerly known as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS).
  9. Incorporate health, safety, and nutrition concepts into the children's curriculum.