Safe Sleep (CCHC Trainees)

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This 2-hour course is designed for Child Care Health Consultants (CCHCs) to gain knowledge Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), including what it is, behaviors that increase the risk of SIDS, common myths about SIDS, and resources to help early childhood professionals and parents reduce the risk of SIDS.

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. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of infant death between 1 and 12 months of age, accounting for over 2,000 deaths in the U. S. each year. The actual rate of SIDS in child care is more than double the expected rate. While the exact cause(s) of SIDS is unknown, researchers have identified several risk factors for SIDS. This 2-hour course is designed to help Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) trainees gain a better understanding of SIDS, including what it is, behaviors that increase the risk of SIDS, common myths about SIDS, and resources to help child care providers reduce the risk of SIDS.

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