Child Health and Safety Courses

Learn more about the topic of child health and safety for child care professionals. Understand developmental stages that children go through during their early years. Learn more about topics such as Shaken Baby Syndrome, nutrition, physical activity, immunizations, common illnesses, emergency planning and more.

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Poison Prevention and Safety in Child Care Programs

This course covers handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials. Knowing the risks associated with poisoning, taking steps to minimize them, and having a plan are critical to upholding the commitment to providing a safe environment.

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Reducing Asthma and Lead Risk in the Indoor Environment

This 2-hour course is designed to help you gain a better understanding of ways to reduce environmental triggers to asthma and lead risks found in homes and childcare facilities.

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Safe Sleep: Reducing the Risk of Sleep-Related Infant Death in Child Care

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the leading cause of death among babies between 1 and 12 months old. This course will help you learn how to create a safe sleep environment for infants, thus reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also called SIDS, and other sleep-related causes of death that affect infants.

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Supporting Breastfeeding in the Child Care Setting

Breastfeeding offers benefits to infants, mothers, and the community. For this reason, the American Academy of Pediatrics encourages family and community support for breastfeeding. Enroll to learn the benefits of breastfeeding and how to support mothers who continue breastfeeding their children after returning to work.

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