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Early Childhood Education & Child Care

Child Health & Wellness

Below, please see the latest listing of courses. Please note that courses are listed in alphabetical order.

Basic Health & Safety Training *Required Course*

Gain a foundation of information about critical health and safety topics and practice skills designed to meet the proposed Maryland licensing regulation requiring training for all child care providers in basic health and safety areas. Topics include: How to set up and maintain a safe and healthy environment including supervision, safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries, identification and reporting of abuse or neglect, and proper sanitation practices and procedures. MSDE Core of Knowledge: 5 hrs. Health, Safety & Nutrition. .5 CEUs.

Online course takes about five hours to complete (your time may vary.) Online class has no classroom meetings. Within 24 hours of registering, you will receive an automated email with login instructions for Canvas. You will need access to a computer, the internet and email to take this course.

Tuition: $64 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sep 09-Dec 13   Online ZB-742 7544 #1839
You may begin this class anytime from Sep 9 until Dec 6.
Jan 06-Mar 20   Online ZB-742 7600 #5551
You may begin this class anytime from Jan 6 until Mar 13.
Apr 01-May 22   Online ZB-742 7634 #5654
You may begin this class anytime from Apr 1 until May 15.
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Medication Administration

Gain skills to administer medications safely to children in child care centers and family child care homes, and learn to provide special care arrangements for children with asthma and allergies. This state-approved curriculum addresses Maryland child care licensing requirements and NAEYC standards for program accreditation. Topics include practices and procedures for administering over-the-counter and prescription medications to children, including asthma and allergies medications. Instruction is provided by qualified health professionals. MDSE medication administration
handbook provided in class. All hours are completed in the classroom. Core of Knowledge: Six clock hrs. HSN. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. .6 CEUs.

Tuition: $99 (includes $55 in fees*)
Sat Mar 07 9AM-3:30PM Hickory Ridge ZB-737 7510 #5549
Sat May 02 9AM-3:30PM Hickory Ridge ZB-737 7511 #5652
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Learn all about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which can affect apparently healthy infants under one year of age. No refunds or transfers on or after the class start date. .2 CEUs.

Online course takes about two hours to complete (completion times vary.) Online class has no classroom meetings. Within 24 hours of registering, you will receive an automated email with login instructions for Canvas. You will need access to a computer, the internet and email to take this course.

Tuition: $40 (fee based, no waivers)
Sep 09-Dec 06   Online ZB-661 7634 #4217
You may begin this class anytime from Sep 9 until Dec 6.
Jan 06-Mar 20   Online ZB-661 7598 #5514
You may begin this class anytime from Jan 6 until Mar 13.
Apr 01-May 22   Online ZB-661 7632 #5617
You may begin this class anytime from Apr 1 until May 15.
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