Children Who are Ill (CCHC Trainees)

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This 1-hour course is designed for Child Care Health Consultants (CCHCs) to gain knowledge of caring for a child who is ill. CCHCs know when to exclude an ill child from a child care setting, options for the care of an ill child, and how to assist child care programs with the development and implementation of policies.

THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE IN-PERSON PORTION OF THE CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTANT TRAINING PROGRAM. If you want to learn more about the Child Care Health Consultant program visit their website at http://www. texasaeyc. org/programs/healthy_child_care_texas. Children who are cared for in out-of-home child care facilities experience a higher incidence of infections than children who are cared for in their own home. Although most of the illnesses experienced by children tend to be mild (e. g., ear infections), they do have a significant impact on the field of child care. The Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) can assist child care providers, parents, health care providers, and public health officials in determining best practices for children who are ill. This 1-hour course is designed to help CCHCs learn more about topics such as when to exclude a child from the child care setting, options for the care of a child who is ill, and how to assist child care programs with the development and implementation of policies.

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