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.
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. You will learn how to set up and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Topics include supervision, safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries, identification and reporting of abuse or neglect, and proper sanitation practices and procedures. No fees refunded as of the first class date. No tuition refunded after the fifth class date. MSDE Core of Knowledge: 5 hrs. Health, Safety & Nutrition. .5 CEUs.
Secure 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 National Association for the Education of Young Children (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. Core of Knowledge: six clock hrs. Health, Safety & Nutrition. 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.
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.