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Cut the Cooties! Communicable Disease Prevention in Child Care

Cut the Cooties! Communicable Disease Prevention in Child Care
$30.00

Participants will learn how diseases are transmitted and will discover preventative measures for limiting the spread of disease in child care facilities. Course content includes: proper hand washing, diapering procedures, and methods for sanitizing and disinfecting the classroom environment.  Participants will also be able to identify symptoms of illness and understand the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for exclusion of ill children. Proper procedures for administering, documenting, and storing medications are also addressed. This is a 2-hour course worth 0.2 CEU's.

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Overview

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Participants will learn how diseases are transmitted and will discover preventative measures for limiting the spread of disease in child care facilities. Course content includes: proper hand washing, diapering procedures, and methods for sanitizing and disinfecting the classroom environment.  Participants will also be able to identify symptoms of illness and understand the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for exclusion of ill children. Proper procedures for administering, documenting, and storing medications are also addressed. This is a 2-hour course worth 0.2 CEU's.

This course meets the new Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) training requirements for providers and teachers. This course can be utilized to meet the training requirements to earn or renew your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Course content is aligned with the CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment.

Course Topics

Course Outline

  • Health
  • Safety
State Approval

State Approval

Approved for .2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in all 50 states. Also approved for 2 Early Childhood State Training Hours in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.  

Who Should Enroll

Who Should Enroll

All teachers and administrators of children birth to age 5.

This course is required to meet the new Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) training mandate.  

Testimonials

Testimonial

"Full of fun ways to learn."

"Great class."