ERIC Number: ED501816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Health Connections. A Health and Safety Newsletter for California Child Care Professionals. Volume 18, Number 6. November-December 2005
Zamani, A. Rahman, Ed.; Calder, Judy, Ed.; Rose, Bobbie, Ed.
California Childcare Health Program
"Child Care Health Connections" is a bimonthly newsletter published by the California Childcare Health Program (CCHP), a community-based program of the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing. The goals of the newsletter are to promote and support a healthy and safe environment for all children in child care reflecting the state's diversity; to recreate linkages and promote collaboration among health and safety and child care professionals; and to be guided by the most up-to-date knowledge of the best practices and concepts of health, wellness and safety. Information provided in the newsletter is intended to supplement, not replace, medical advice. Regular features include columns on resources or current information related to infant/toddler care, school-age child care, public health, staff health, nutrition, inclusion, diversity, health consultancy, product information, pending legislation, available resources, and "Ask the Nurse," a Question-Answer column. Lead article of this issue is MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus) Infections in Child Care. Other topics include Health and Safety Course Regulations; Emergency Evacuation Planning; Childhood Food Allergies; Eating non-Food Items; Infant Feeding; Assistive Technology for Special-Needs Children; and Poison Oak. [Additional support provided by Healthy Child Care California and First 5 California (formerly the California Children and Families Commission.)]
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Health, Child Safety, Communicable Diseases, Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Emergency Programs, Allergy, Eating Disorders, Infants, Nutrition, Food, Assistive Technology, Disabilities, Young Children, Poisoning, Prevention, Health Services, Physical Examinations
California Childcare Health Program. 1950 Addison Street Suite 107, Berkeley, CA 94704. Tel: 510-204-0938; Fax: 510 204-0931; Web site: http://www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Child Development.
Authoring Institution: California Childcare Health Program, Oakland.
Identifiers - Location: California