Coping with Food Allergies in Child Care Spaces
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
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.
Content Area I: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
VII.B: Ensuring Safety
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.