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Caring For Our Children

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN : 1581104839
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The new 3rd edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes. Features 10 chapters of 686 standards and 39 appendicesTotal of 58 new standards and 15 new appendicesNew and revised standards in all areasEasy-to-read 2-column format Key areas of change includeUse of early childhood mental health consultants and early education consultantsMonitoring children's development and obtaining consent for screeningPositive behavior managementLimiting screen timePromoting physical activitySwaddlingHealthy eatingEncouraging breastfeedingHand sanitizersSun safety and sunscreenIntegrated pest managementInfluenza controlEnvironmentally friendly settings and use of least toxic products Updated and new appendices includingCreating plan for children with special health care needsHelmet safetyHelping children in foster care make successful transitionsMedication administration formsA poster on encouraging breastfeeding in early care and education programsAuthorization for emergency medical/dental careHealthier eating as shown in the USDA "MyPlate," which replaces "MyPyramid" to support healthier food choices
Category: Family & Relationships

Preventing Childhood Obesity In Early Care And Education Programs

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN : 1581107145
Genre : Medical
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"Selected standards from Caring for our children: national health and safety performance standards; guidelines for early care and education programs, 3rd edition."
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Caring For Our Children National Health And Safety Performance Standards Guidelines For Early Care And Education Programs

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN : 1610022971
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The fourth edition contains guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in early care and education settings. This guide features 10 chapters of more than 650 standards and dozens of appendixes with valuable supplemental information, forms, and tools. KEY FEATURES More than 100 updated standards and appendixes Updated appendixes, including Signs and Symptoms Chart, Recommended Immunization Schedule, and Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care Completely revised and updated topics on environmental health, infectious diseases, and nutrition TOPICS INCLUDE Staffing Program activities for healthy development Health promotion and protection Nutrition and food service Facilities, supplies, equipment, and environmental health Play areas and playgrounds, and transportation Infectious diseases Children with special health care needs and disabilities Administration Licensing and community action And more ...

Healthy Young Children

Author : Susan S. Aronson
ISBN : 1928896820
Genre : Child care
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"Now in its fifth edition, Healthy Young Children has been used in hundreds of early childhood settings to promote the health, nutrition, and safety of children, staff members, and families. This edition contains a new chapter on promoting children's health through physical activity. Also included are updated standards, procedures, and resources, including sample forms, letters, and checklists. This manual is an invaluable resource for program directors, consultants working with early childhood programs, teacher educators, professional development staff, and other concerned about keeping children and adults safe and healthy" -- back cover
Category: Child care

Managing Infectious Diseases In Child Care And Schools

Author : Susan S. Aronson
ISBN : 1610020502
Genre : Medical
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This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essentialinformation on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newlyrevised and updated fourth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP sourceof information on infectious diseases, Red Book(r). The robust section of more than 50 quick-referencefact sheets on common infectious diseases and symptoms has been expanded to include new sheets onClostridium difficile (or C diff ), Norovirus, and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA and MSSA). Additionally, the sample letters and forms section offers new and updated documents on pressingtopics, including a Refusal to Vaccinate form. As always, the guide is easy to use, providing clear, authoritative guidance on limiting the spread of infection."
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Pediatric Environmental Health

ISBN : 1610022181
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Significantly revised and updated, the fourth edition of this popular AAP policy manual helps you identify, prevent, and treat pediatric environmental health problems. This comprehensive guide puts critical children's health information and answers to parents' questions at your fingertips. From asbestos to radiation, ultraviolet rays, pesticides, asthma, lead, tobacco, and child care and school environments--current information on an exhaustive range of environmental health issues is included. Most chapters on chemical and physical hazards are organized in sections that describe the pollutant, routes of exposure, systems affected, clinical effects, diagnostic methods, treatment, and prevention of exposure and include suggested responses to questions that parents may ask. TOPICS INCLUDE Addressing Environmental Health in Primary Care Food and Water Chemical and Physical Exposures Public Health Aspects of Environmental Health Emerging Technologies And more

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource

Author : Marianne Gausche-Hill
ISBN : 076374414X
Genre : Medical
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APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, Revised Fourth Edition offers the information necessary to assess and manage critically ill or injured children during the first hours in the emergency department. The Revised Fourth Edition of APLS is truly the body of knowledge in pediatric emergency medicine. If you want the newest, most comprehensive reference on pediatric emergency medicine, the Revised Fourth Edition will meet your needs. Developed by expert authors, editors, and faculty from both AAP and ACEP, the new APLS is a unique teaching and learning system for individual physicians, residents, students, and APLS instructors and course directors. The Fourth Edition of APLS has been revised and expanded to cover new conclusions drawn from reason, fact, and experience to the benefit of sick and injured children worldwide. Together, AAP and ACEP developed APLS into a new, stand-alone course, offering continuing medical education units and an APLS course completion card. The course is highly interactive with small group scenarios, hands-on skill stations, and case-based lectures.
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Developing And Administering A Child Care And Education Program

Author : Dorothy June Sciarra
ISBN : 9781305687721
Genre : Education
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Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Ninth Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. It is written primarily for students of early childhood education whether or not they plan to work in the administrative aspects of the field. The book is also a rich source of updated information for practicing directors. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including curriculum selection; funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Health Safety And Nutrition For The Young Child

Author : Lynn R Marotz
ISBN : 9781285965598
Genre : Education
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HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 9th Edition, covers contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children--and guides teachers in implementing effective classroom practices--in one comprehensive, full-color volume. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to NAEYC standards. The book emphasizes the importance of respecting and partnering with families to help children establish healthy lifestyles and achieve their learning potential. Early childhood educators, professionals, and families will find the latest research and information on many topics of significant concern, including food safety, emergency and disaster preparedness, childhood obesity, children's mental health, bullying, resilience, chronic and acute health conditions, environmental quality, and children with special medical needs. Also provided are easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and activities that no early childhood student or professional should be without. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Caring For The Hospitalized Child

Author : American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Hospital Medicine
ISBN : 1581107544
Genre : Medical
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Get immediate, on-the-spot help for safe, effective, confident inpatient care! Pediatric hospital care is more challenging than ever. Stringent admissions policies mean typical patients are sicker. Cases are more complex. Procedures are more technology-intensive. Plus, today's scope of practice extends to co-management of subspecialty and surgical patients. Now there's a point-of-care AAP manual you can rely on for practical, authoritative guidance in the hospital setting. Developed by top pediatric hospitalists, "Caring for the Hospitalized Child" is sure to become your go-to resource all the way from initial evaluation through discharge management. Find how-to specifics for addressing all the presentations you're most likely to see Pediatric hospitalists with extensive hands-on experience offer proven recommendations for dozens of pediatric inpatient problems. Here's what you need to know - and what you need to do - for anaphylaxis, cardiac conditions, dermatological, EN, and GI issues, infectious diseases, seizure, eye trauma, fractures, physical and sexual abuse, and much more. Turn to the condition or symptom set you're confronting for practical, right-to-the-point advice on: - Clinical presentation - Differential diagnosis - Lab tests; imaging - Treatment - Indications for specialist consult - Disposition - Hospital discharge criteria - Follow-up "Plus..." - Exclusive clinical pearls - Common pitfalls to avoid - Coding tips to speed payment - And more! Concise text descriptions and directions, action-focused bulleted lists, and at-a-glance charts and tables simplify hospital problem-solving. Conditions and symptoms are arranged alphabetically for ready reference. This all-in-one guide reaches beyond the bedside to consider systems of care, equipment, ethics, economics, quality management, team leadership, and many other high-interest topics.
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