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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Health, Safety and Nutrition in Early Childhood (ECE 307)
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply the principles and practices for good health and nutrition in the early childhood setting; plan appropriate meal practices for young children; identify common childhood diseases, and plan appropriate responses to their onset; plan child centered activities to promote young children's self care in the areas of health, safety and nutrition; design and apply the practices for providing a safe indoor and outdoor environment to prevent and reduce injuries; identify appropriate community resources related to health, safety, and nutrition; identify and discuss screenings and assessments that provide information on mental and health related issues for the young child; and identify the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect, and how to report them.
Topics include: in-depth exploration of the principles and practices that support the health, safety, and nutrition of young children from birth through eight years of age; positive health routines, hygiene, nutrition, feeding and clothing practices, childhood diseases, and safet. Other topics include symptoms of and reporting procedures for child abuse.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education (4/11) (9/16 revalidation).