Early Childhood A.A.S.
Course DescriptionFamily/Child Hlth,Safety,Nutr
This course will examine the health, safety and nutritional needs of children birth-8 years. The unique needs of early childcare settings will be addressed and include the following topics: personal hygiene, safety practices, nutritious meals, chronic conditions and health policies. In addition, students will explore the variety of environmental, behavioral and constitutional factors which influence health within the family, the childcare setting and the community. Investigation of current issues and community agencies will be included Prerequisites: ECHD 101 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester