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Title: CE220 Unit 8: Disease Prevention, Infection Control, and Risk Management

CE220 Unit 8 Disease Prevention, Infection
Control, and Risk Management
Something to smile about?
Weekly Reminders
  • Complete Readings and read Web Resources
  • Complete Learning Activities
  • Post on Discussion Board
  • Complete Graded Content Review
  • Complete missing assignments (all late work is
    due TOMORROW)
  • Work on Final Project

Final Project

Pick an age group
  • You are going to write a 2-3 page paper that
    explains and identifies a safe and healthy indoor
    and outdoor learning environment for one of the
    following age groups
  • 0-4 months
  • 5-12 months
  • 2-4 years
  • 5-8 years

Once you have picked and age group
  • Paragraph 1/Introductory paragraph
  • Preview the paper, include the importance of
    providing a healthy indoor and outdoor learning
    environment, and address how health, safety, and
    nutrition are interrelated and dependent on one
  • Paragraph 2 Identify and describe four
    age-appropriate learning activities and toys that
    reinforce the important of health, nutrition, and

  • Paragraph 3 Discuss an ideal location, space,
    and security of a center, school, etc., and
    explain appropriate facility maintenance and
  • Paragraph 4 Describe at least four appropriate
    food safety guidelines. For example Proper food
    handling procedures and precautions for breast
    milk, formula and solids proper food preparation
    to include common food choking hazards
    precautions and alternative food choices
    addressing common allergies including nuts,
    wheat, and milk.
  • Conclusion paragraph Summarize the main points
    of the paper and discuss the information
    mentioned in the body paragraphs.

  • As with all writing, be sure to include citations
    if you use information from any source to avoid
  • It is always necessary to give the author credit.
  • In addition, please make sure to include a
    reference page. If you need assistance, please
    use the APA Quick Reference Guide in the Course
    Home Page or visit the Kaplan University Writing

Please include
  • Title page
  • Body of paper 2-3 pages (Introduction, Toys,
    Space, Food, Conclusion)
  • Reference page
  • Dont forget to submit the paper in the dropbox
    with your name, for example
  • barrett.sarah.unit9.CE220finalproject.doc

Asthma and Allergies Discussion Board
  • What your plan of action is when a child has an
    asthma attack or allergic reaction?

Body Mass Index (BMI) and Obesity
  • Body Mass Index Tool used to compare where your
    childs height and weight fall in comparison to
    other children of the same sex and age
  • Obesity when a child is well above the average
    weight of children his/her age (95th percentile
    or above)
  • What puts children at risk for becoming obese?
  • What health complications can obesity cause?

Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Abuse
  • to mistreat, attack, or cause harm to another
  • Common categories
  • Physical
  • Emotional or verbal
  • Sexual
  • (Marotz, p. 285-289)
  • Neglect
  • failure of a parent or legal guardian to properly
    care for and meet the basic needs of a child
    under 18 years of age
  • Common categories
  • Physical
  • Emotional or psychological

Reporting Abuse and Neglect
  • ECPs are among group of professionals who are
    required to report abuse and neglect
  • When should you report it?
  • How should you report it?
  • Daily health check reports
  • Written documentation
  • Shows changes in childs overall appearance and
  • (Marotz, p. 291-297)

Helping Abused and Neglected Children
  • LISTEN to them
  • Develop a trusting relationship with them
  • Play therapy
  • Artwork
  • Encourage them to express their feelings
  • Be a good role model
  • (Marotz, p. 298)

Considering Cultural Differences
  • Read "Issues To Consider Cultural Practices and
    Child Abuse" (Marotz, p. 290)
  • How do cultural differences affect parental
    practices and values?
  • Should parents be expected to give up traditional
    cultural practices related to healing and
    medicine when they immigrate to this country?
  • Why is it important for teachers to acquire an
    understanding of cultural differences?

  • Marotz, Lynn (2009). Health, Safety, and
    Nutrition for the Young Child. Clifton Park
    Thomson Delmar Learning.
  • Childhood Obesity (n.d). Retrieved on June 30,
    2008 from http//www.mayoclinic.com/health/childho
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