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2018-2019

ECE 105 - Health Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course includes a study of the laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures of safety, health, and nutrition as they relate to the early childhood setting, home, and community for children ages birth through eight. Topics include hygiene, safe learning environments, childhood diseases, immunizations, universal precautions, first-aid and CPR, nutritional guidelines and meal-planning, state and local regulations concerning abuse and neglect, emergencies, disease/poison prevention, and referral procedures to utilize school and community resources to meet the needs of the young child. The course also addresses methods, materials, and developmentally appropriate activities for children and parent education as it relates to these areas.

Pre-Requisites:
EN 101 - Composition I