Safe sleep practices help reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs). Appropriate nap environments, sanitation, and routines help keep all young children safe and reduce the risk of infectious disease, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Course created on June 9, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to list ways to reduce the risk of SUIDs/SIDS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to ensure a safe sleep environment for infants and young children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe sanitation practices to reduce the risk of disease transmission.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and infant sleep needs|
|5-10 Minutes||Infant sleep position (on back)|
|10-25 Minutes||Crib safety|
|35-40 Minutes||Young children naptime – sleep needs|
|40-55 Minutes||Cots & mats - safety and placement, sanitation, and storage|
Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks has promoted health education for young children, families, and teachers for over 30 years and pioneered curriculum development and evaluation for preschool health education. Nationally recognized as a leader in her field, her career has spanned public health, higher education, Head Start, and research. She often presents to early childhood programs and at state and national conferences, delivering high energy presentations to illustrate practical and cost-effective approaches to best practice, national standards, and issues facing today’s early childhood staff and families.
Charlotte served as Editor for Healthy CHILDCare magazine for 16 years and has published extensively, including HIP on Health®: Health Information for Caregivers and Families and Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children. Her latest book, Redleaf Quick Guide to Disaster Planning and Preparedness in Early Childhood and Schoolage Care Settings, exemplifies her ability to present essential information in an easy-to-follow format.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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