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Food Allergies: Recognizing Allergic Reactions and Meal Planning in the Child Care Setting
language English, Spanish

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • List the most common food allergies and foods children should avoid
  • Recognize the symptoms of an allergic reaction and appropriate action steps if a reaction occurs
  • Identify policies and procedures to prevent allergic reactions


schedule 1 Hour
star_outline 0.10 CEUs
computer 1 year unlimited access
verified_user Certificate of completion
face Early childhood training approval


Food allergies in young children can pose a serious health risk. For many children with a food allergy, eating, touching or even smelling a food can trigger a serious allergic reaction. This course will discuss the most common food allergies in young children, how to recognize an allergic reaction, and what foods to avoid when planning meals.

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