Understanding how to keep children healthy is an essential part of providing high quality learning environments for young children. This one-hour course will provide an overview of how you can protect children and yourself against infectious diseases. This course includes information on common childhood illnesses and how you can prevent the spread of disease through best practices in cleanliness, basic hygiene, immunizations, and proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials and bio contaminants.Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify four ways that infectious diseases spread
- Recognize at least four classroom routines that promote wellness
- Given a scenario, identify appropriate action to prevent the spread of germs