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Within the School-Age Healthy Environments course you will learn about:

  • Proper handwashing techniques and how to support handwashing of the children in your care
  • How to maintain sanitary restrooms, how to respond appropriately to toileting accidents, and how to positively support school-age children's personal health
  • How to conduct daily healthy checks and respond when children are ill
  • The importance of modeling and supporting healthy eating, physical activity
  • How to help children and families deal with stress, and in particular, how you can support them with stressful events such as deployment
  • The proper way to administer medication and how to care for children with special needs

Course Outline

Virtual Lab School Healthy Environments School-Age Course Guide
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