HE 262 : Children's Health, Nutrition & Safety
Explores current health and safety issues for infants and young children. Issues examined include childhood illnesses and ailments, nutrition, obesity, stress, safe environment, self-esteem and general first aid.
This course is designed to assist individuals who through their profession and/or personal lives are involved with the care of young children. Upon satisfactory completion of this course the student will have a greater understanding of current children's health issues and how to promote a healthful lifestyle for young children.
This course will present current issues in children's health, including recognition and treatment of common childhood illnesses and ailments, dental health, child abuse, nutrition, health , safety and accident prevention. Child care providers will be encouraged to see themselves as health educators and promoters of children's health.