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ECE 100 Health,Safety,Nutrition/Young Child
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: None

This course examines the personal health of the individual including nutrition, health, and safety issues, a healthy lifestyle, preventive health and community health. Explores the concepts of total health and its influences; environment that supports positive emotional health; community health, signs and symptoms of common and communicable illness; identification of communicable illness; policies and procedures for controlling communicable illnesses; dealing with chronic health problems; proper nutrition; and guidelines for a health nutritional lifestyle. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Licensing Standards for nutrition, health, and safety; screening procedures to assess children's health status, basic first-aid and emergency procedures; record-keeping, supervision and reporting; safety guidelines for supervision of children; arrangement and maintenance of indoor and outdoor equipment; and snacks and meals that fulfill nutritional requirements for children, including multi-cultural menus. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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