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Colorado State University- Fort Collins
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Hdfs 445 - Early Childhood Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Early Childhood Health, Safety, and Nutrition Documents

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1 Photo Cengage Learning 2 When working with young children you need to be aware of the most common illnesses that you may see 3 Photo Cengage Learning 4 While these illnesses may be rare it is important to know how to protect yourself and the children from transmission 5 Photo Cengage Learning These illnesses spread quickly in childcare center environments because of the constant contact between children It is essential to know how to identify and prevent their spread 6 7 Again proper diaper handling and hand washing practices are essential to limit fecal oral transmission of these illnesses 8 Daily health observations and health records will help teachers know the difference between diarrhea with a noninfectious cause and diarrhea that is the result of an infectious illness 9 Earaches are common for many children Daily health observations health records and communication with family will help you distinguish between a child suffering from mild allergies cutting a tooth and dealing with an infection 10 If you live in an area where Lyme Disease is a risk prevention is the best defense Always check for ticks after playing in wooded areas If exposed to a tick consult with a physician for best treatments options 11 If you work in childcare this will happen A sick child will show up at school Preventing the spread of illness is an ethical responsibility of a teacher However it is also important to handle the situation with respect and care 12 Photo Cengage Learning If you work with infants you must know and practice safe protocol for putting infants to sleep Educate and reinforce these best practices 13 14 Photo National Institute of Health nih gov Teachers should always place infants on their backs to sleep 15 16



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