This course provides an overview of the health, safety and nutritional needs of young children and early childhood practices to ensure children’s well-being in group settings. Content includes roles and responsibilities of adults in meeting children’s needs, the promotion of healthy lifestyle practices, understanding common childhood illnesses and injuries, meeting health, nutrition and safety standards, and planning nutritionally appropriate meals.
TEXT: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child. Ninth Edition. Lynn R. Marotz 2015.
Three credit hour course.
FORMAT: Blended course offered once a week for an hour and fifteen minutes, spring semester only.