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Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young...

Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young... - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1111298371

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ISBN13: 978-1111298371
ISBN10: 1111298378
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2012
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Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young... - 8TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-1111298371

Lynn R. Marotz

ISBN13: 978-1111298371
ISBN10: 1111298378
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 8th Edition, covers the contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children's health conditions and the promotion of children's well-being. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to the key professional standards of the field. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences, and the critical importance of health, safety, and nutrition education continue to be stressed. Written in a clear, concise, and thought-provoking manner, this time-proven book is filled with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!

Author Bio

Lynn R. Marotz received a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, an M.Ed. from the University of Illinois, and a B.S. in nursing from the University of Wisconsin. She has served as the health and safety coordinator and associate director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center (University of Kansas) for 30 years. In addition, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science that include issues in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. She also provides training in first aid, safety, and recognition of children's health problems for students in Early Childhood Teacher Education programs and community educators. Lynn has authored several invited chapters in early childhood, international food industry, and law books. In addition, she is the author of HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 8th Edition, and MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: PROMOTING CHILDREN'S HEALTH: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AND HEALTH CONCERNS.
1. Children's Well-being: What It Is and How to Achieve It.
2. Daily Health Observations.
3. Assessing Children's Health
4. Common Chronic Medical Conditions Affecting Children's Health.
5. The Infectious Process and Effective Control.
6. Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management.
Unit 2: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE.
7. Creating Quality Environments.
8. Safety Management.
9. Management of Injuries and Acute Illness.
10. Maltreatment of Children: Abuse and Neglect.
11. Planning for Children's Health and Safety Education.
Unit 3: FOODS AND NUTRIENTS: BASIC CONCEPTS.
12. Nutritional Guidelines.
13. Nutrients that Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins).
14. Nutrients that Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water).
15. Nutrients that Regulate Body Functions (Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, and Water).
Unit 4: NUTRITION AND YOUNG CHILDREN.
16. Infant Feeding.
17. Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child.
18. Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals.
19. Food Safety.
20. Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities.
Appendix A: National Health Education Standards for Students (Grades Pre K-2, 3-5).
Appendix B: Monthly Calendar: Health, Safety & Nutrition Observances.
Appendix C: Federal Food Programs.
Appendix D: Children's Book List.
Appendix E: Nutrient Information: Fast-Food Vendor W

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