Common Childhood Illnesses Part 1: Common Symptoms and Complications

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Children in child care facilities are 2- 3 times more likely to acquire infections and illnesses that affect their health than children who are kept at home. Because of that, child care providers must constantly monitor children in their care to keep illnesses from spreading to other children and workers in their facility.

Course Information

Children in child care facilities are two to three times more likely to acquire infections and illnesses that affect their health than children who are kept at home. Because of that, child care providers must constantly monitor the children in their care to keep illnesses from spreading to the other children and workers in their facility.

Through this online course, you will be:

  • introduced to the common symptoms and complications of childhood illnesses
  • gain a basic understanding of the reason behind these symptoms
  • learn a best-practice treatment that supports the body system.

This 1-hour course is designed to help you improve your ability to recognize Common Childhood Illnesses. It is part one of a three-part series.

Common Childhood Illnesses Series:

  • Part 1: Common Symptoms and Complications
  • Part 2: Respiratory Illnesses and Rashes
  • Part 3: Zoonotic and Other Illnesses

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