ERIC Number: ED416026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Arkansas Safe Kids Are No Accident! Healthy Children Handbook. (Third Edition).
Arkansas State Dept. of Health, Little Rock.
This handbook gives Arkansas child care providers current information on child and caregiver health, child illness, and development. The 16 chapters are: (1) "Child Growth and Development," on typical development from birth through 6 years; (2) "Children's Health Histories, Physical Exams and Immunizations," including immunization requirements and regulations for reporting communicable diseases; (3) "Nutrition," focusing on balanced diets; (4) "WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)," describing this nutrition program; (5) "Dental Health," with a focus on preventive dental care for young children; (6) "Preparing, Handling and Storing Food," including guidelines for purchasing food; (7) "Preventing Injuries," dealing with both indoor and outdoor areas; (8) "Preventing Illness," on procedures to prevent the spread of illness, guidelines for excluding children from child care, and typical infant illness; (9) "Preventing Communicable Diseases," describing for each communicable disease its symptoms, incubation and communicable periods, treatment, and prevention; (10) "Quick Guide to Communicable Diseases Chart," outlining for 21 diseases their incubation and communicable periods, symptoms, minimum isolation periods, and control measures; (11) "Regulations Relating to Spread of Disease," describing Arkansas' day care regulations; (12) "Reporting Communicable Diseases," outlining reportable diseases; (13) "HIV/AIDS Infection Control," providing a sample AIDS policy; (14) "First Aid in Emergencies," detailing first aid procedures; (15) "Child Maltreatment," presenting Arkansas' laws and reporting statute, and information on various types of maltreatment; and (16) "Protecting Health of Child Care Providers," including precautions for pregnant providers and preventing injury and illness. (KB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Health, Child Safety, Cleaning, Communicable Diseases, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Dental Health, Disease Control, Early Childhood Education, First Aid, Foods Instruction, Health, Health Promotion, Hygiene, Injuries, Nutrition, Prevention, Risk Management, Safety, Sick Child Care, Staff Development, State Standards, Young Children
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arkansas State Dept. of Human Services, Little Rock.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Health, Little Rock.
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas