This interactive course explores policies, practices, and environments that reduce the risk of infectious diseases in Head Start and child care settings. It presents basic infection control strategies that every early childhood educator needs to follow to ensure a healthy and safe environment for children and staff.
Log into the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio to complete this two-part course. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available. Receive 0.1 CEUs or one contact hour for each part of the course.
Watch this webinar to learn more about this course and strategies to prevent infectious diseases.
Part 1: How Infectious Diseases Spread and Policies to Reduce Transmission
Learn about disease transmission routes and policies to reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
Part 2: Practices to Prevent Infectious Diseases
Learn about practices, routines, habits, and components of the early childhood environment that reduce the risk of spreading diseases.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety
Last Updated: May 18, 2023