Summary: Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th 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. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of he
alth, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This time-proven book is written in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!
Summary: Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th 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. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This time-proven book is written in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without! ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delmar Learning Published: 01/03/2008 International: No
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Unit 1: Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction Chapter 1: Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Unit 2: Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential Chapter 2: Promoting Good Health Chapter 3: Health Appraisals Chapter 4: Health Assessment Tools Chapter 5: Conditions Affecting Children's Health Chapter 6: The Infectious Process and Effective Control Chapter 7: Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
Unit 3: Safety for the Young Child Chapter 8: Creating Quality Environments Chapter 9: Safety Management Chapter 10: Management of Injuries and Acute Illness Chapter 11: Child Abuse and Neglect Chapter 12: Planning for Children's Health and Safety Education
Unit 4: Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts Chapter 13: Nutritional Guidelines Chapter 14: Nutrients that Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins) Chapter 15: Nutrients that Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water) Chapter 16: Nutrients that Regulate Body Functions (Proteins, Minerals, Water. and Vitamins)
Unit 5: Nutrition and the Young Child Chapter 17: Infant Feeding Chapter 18: Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child Chapter 19: Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals Chapter 20: Food Safety Chapter 21: Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
Appendix A: Nutrient Information: Fast Food Vendor Websites Appendix B: Growth and BMI Charts for Boys and Girls Appendix C: Educational Resources: Health, Safety, and Nutrition Appendix D: Federal Food Programs Appendix E: One-Week Sample Menu Appendix F: Children's Book List
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