Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Early Childhood


Study of the specific health and hygiene concerns of early childhood. Discussion includes common childhood diseases, chronic illnesses, disorders, and conditions, with emphasis on identification and management within an early childhood setting. Additional topics include assisting young children in the development of personal hygiene, safety skills, and nutrition education. State licensing regulations and community service agencies in health, safety, and nutrition are examined. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture