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ECE 523 Hlth/Safety/Nutrition in EC

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

This course helps students understand how health, safety, and nutrition affect the growth and development of children birth through age 8. The focus is on preventive health and working with families to promote wellness in young children. Topics addressed include chronic diseases and medical conditions, medical emergencies, abused and neglected children, nutrients and nutrition guidelines, health and safety education, and planning for safety in indoor and outdoor environments.