Featured Topic Rotator

Featured Topic Rotator (10)

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 00:48

Special Needs

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children who require care that differs from what a typically developing child needs, e.g. food or other allergy, asthma or chronic health problem, developmental/behavioral concerns

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/special-needs
Tuesday, 09 October 2012 20:47

Nutrition

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beverages, food safety, food brought from home, food prepared at the facility, schedule of meals and snacks, children with special nutritional needs, preventing obesity, and nutrition records

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/nutrition
Friday, 05 October 2012 03:49

Age-Specific Issues

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documents sorted by  infant, toddler, preschool or school-age care including feeding, sleeping, play, screen time, supervision and other developmentally appropriate activities

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/age-specific-issues
Friday, 05 October 2012 07:49

Emergencies

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illness or injury, first aid, lost/missing/maltreated children, security, disasters in the facility or community, preparation, professional development and policies

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/emergency-preparedness
Friday, 05 October 2012 07:49

Environmental Health

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hazard checks, injury reports, toxics, sun safety, air quality, animals, plants, noise, integrated pest management, prohibited substances, and environmental health inspections

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/environmental-health
Thursday, 04 October 2012 15:49

Health Care

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health assessments, vaccines, oral health, special health needs, acute illness, medication administration, health education, Child Care Health Advocate and Child Care Health Consultant roles 

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/health-care
Thursday, 04 October 2012 23:49

Injury

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reducing risk, product recalls, manufacturer’s warrantees, maintenance contractors, using injury reports, first aid, child abuse prevention, transportation, insurance, regulatory inspections

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/injury
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:49

Infections

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daily health checks, hygiene and sanitation, exclusion of children and staff for illness, documentation of symptoms and absences, getting health professional advice, handling outbreaks

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/infectious-disease
Thursday, 04 October 2012 19:27

Oral Health

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prevention of oral injury and illness, oral hygiene routines in child care, oral health professional care for children, nutrition related to oral health, oral health for children with special needs

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/oral-health
Thursday, 04 October 2012 06:42

Mental/Behavioral Health

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developmental screening, managing concerning behavior, alternatives to physical punishment, biting, documenting and planning for management of behavior

Additional Info

  • Link /topics/mental-behavioral-health-child-development