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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Health, Safety and Nutrition in Early Childhood (ECE 307)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
February 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

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.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education (4/11) (9/16 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).