This ten-hour self-paced training provides an overview of health and safety topics as well as the additional required learning for all Georgia childcare professionals. Per DECAL's new teacher requirements, this online course covers the following topics:
Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify strategies to support chronic health issues.
2. Identify disease prevention in child care environments.
3. Understand medication administration.
4. Understand appropriate methods of supervision at all times.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of SIDS and how to implement safe sleep practices.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of transportation safety.
7. Explain when to report child abuse.
8. Recognize neglect and emotional abuse.
9. Identify signs of sexual abuse in children and identify signs of physical abuse in children.
10. Demonstrate an understanding of how to prevent traumatic brain injuries in children and infants.
11. Identify the various types of emergencies child care programs can face.
12. Explain what to do in case of a fire, power outages, and other emergency situations (natural or man-made).
13. Demonstrate an understanding of having an emergency plan and what needs to be included.
14. Distinguish appropriate indoor safety concerns and distinguish appropriate outdoor safety concerns.
15. Define developmental screenings and how it relates to child development.
H&H Child Care Training is approved by the Georgia PDS to provide the 10-Hour Basic Health and Safety under the organizational code of TR-ASO-76.
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
- Give examples of strategies to prevent traumatic brain injuries in infants and young children.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how chronic illness can affect development
- Distinguish appropriate indoor and outdoor safety concerns
- Discuss Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and identify preventive measures
- Describe what and how to respond to the following emergency situations: loss of water, serious injury, loss/death of child, etc.
- Identify Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development.
- Identify vehicle safety hazards that pose a major threat to children.
- Describe various emergency situations and the proper procedures to address them.
- Give examples of strategies caregivers can use to ensure safe sleeping habits and the prevention of SIDS/SUIDS in infants.
- Identify types of abuse
- Identify the implications of the childcare professional in promoting sound health and safety principles in the child care environment
- Give examples regarding the prevention of illness in child care programs
- Describe the proper procedures of medication administration including: authorizations forms, documentation, storage, training, emergent issues, and resources.
- Explain when to report child abuse
- Identify appropriate practices communicable diseases/illnesses and immunizations and their schedules in child care setting
- Be able to select appropriate methods for supervision at all times
Online material will be presented in the form of slides,
accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables
will be used for illustration.
No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.
Proprietary or conflict of interest disclosure:
Unless otherwise stated in the course description none of H & H subject matter experts and editor has any conflict or proprietary interests related to the material they prepared in this course.
A stable internet connection is required for the completion of this course. Users are highly encouraged to take their online course on Google Chrome
on either a laptop or desktop computer. Speakers and/or headphones are also required to hear speech.
Learning Assessment Method:
Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be
allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly.
Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions.
Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.
- Criteria to earn CEUs:
- Certificates are awarded when the following criteria have been met by the learner:
- Class has been paid in full
- All material has been reviewed
- All review questions and final test have been completed with a passing score of 80% or higher.
- Support Services:
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- Payment Policy:
- Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
Please read carefully:
You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments.
Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.
Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up.
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