FH1340 - Health & Safety

This course will address the attitudes and knowledge early childhood educators must have in order to support the health and safety needs of children and themselves. Students will develop a working knowledge of policies and practices that adhere to provincial legislation and standards with regards to the health and well-being of children, and the establishment of positive habits and attitudes toward health and safety. Students will recognize symptoms of ill health and determine appropriate care for a sick child in a group setting. Students will recognize safety hazards and plan to minimize risk. Students will explore the issue of child maltreatment and recognize their responsibilities as early childhood educators with regards to recognition and reporting.

This course is offered in the following programs:
Early Childhood Education