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Coping with Food Allergies in Child Care Spaces

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Course Length

2 hours (0.2 CEUs)

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

A food allergy is a reaction within the body’s immune system. It can be anywhere from mild to severe, and in some cases, it may be life-threatening. We must understand the symptoms and triggers of food allergies, the ways to prevent accidental exposure to prohibited foods, how to care for a child experiencing symptoms.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area

Content Area I: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment

MN KCF Content Area

VII.B: Ensuring Safety


1 (Beginner)

State Approval



This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a Safe, Healthy Environment to Invite Learning. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.