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ECE 218 - Health, Nutrition and Safety

This course is intended to provide knowledge and application of practices about current concepts in the areas of health, safety, and nutritional needs and their relationship to the young child in a group setting. It is also intended to help adults learn how to assist young children to develop good habits and attitudes to assume the lifelong responsibility for their own well-being. The course content studies the basic factors that affect the health of children, including nutritional needs for development, hygiene, childhood diseases, first aid/safety, physical health, mental health, dental health, arrangement of indoor/outdoor environments, and health status screening procedures.
Introduction to Early Childhood Education(ECE 101), Child Growth and Development(ECE 114), Child Guidance/Discipline(ECE 128) and Assessment in Early Childhood Education(ECE 129)
Shawnee Community College: 8364 Shawnee College Road Ullin, IL 62992 Phone: 6186343200