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Course Description: This course will prepare professionals to meet the physical and nutritional needs of children in formal, non-formal and home settings. The course addresses safety requirements, factors influencing eating behaviors and physical activity patterns, intervention strategies, and program policies that promote healthy eating and physical activity within state and federal guidelines. Additional topics may include major public health and nutrition-related issues for young children including SIDS prevention, child abuse and neglect, positive health routines, childhood diseases, and food safety within the context of children’s programs.

NOTE: This course was previously offered as Health, Safety and Nutrition. Students who have successfully completed 252314 should not enroll in Health, Safety, and Nutrition in Children's Programs.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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