Keeping hands clean is not just an old lesson from childhood. Research by health organizations around the world has shown that proper hand washing can stop germs from making us sick. In programs where children learn early life lessons, teachers have the opportunity to encourage hand washing as a lifelong habit. This one-hour class will help you understand the 'why' and 'how' of keeping hands clean to prevent disease - and keeping the children in your care healthy!Now enhanced with video examples!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:
- Recognize how handwashing limits the spread of germs
- Explain the correct way to wash hands, including soap vs. antibacterial hand wash
- Describe methods to teach young children to properly wash their hands