EDU 235 - Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Focuses on the health and developmental needs of children and the methods by which these needs are met. Emphasizes positive health, hygiene, nutrition and feeding routines, childhood diseases, and safety issues. Emphasizes supporting the mental and physical well being of children, as well as procedures for reporting child abuse.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To prepare the early childhood educator to meet the physical needs of young children through preparation of a safe environment, planned routines and positive experiences in the areas of health, safety and nutrition.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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