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Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child 9th Edition

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ISBN – 9781285427331
Edition – 9th Edition
Author/s – Lynn R. Marotz
Publisher/s – Cengage Learning
Course Code – PRS1023

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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.

Review:

Unit I: 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. Caring for Children with Special Medical Conditions
5. The Infectious Process and Environmental Control
6. Childhood Illness: Identification and Management

Unit II: Keeping Children Safe
7. Creating High-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 III: Foods and Nutrients – Basic Concepts
12. Nutrition Guidelines
13. Nutrients That Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins)
14. Nutrients That Promote Growth and Regulate Body Functions (Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, and Water)

Unit IV: Nutrition and the Young Child
15. Feeding Infants
16. Feeding Toddlers and Young Children
17. Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals
18. Food Safety. 19. Nutrition Education: Rationale, Concepts, and Lessons

Epilogue:
Looking Ahead… Making a Difference

Appendices:
A. National Health Education Standards
B. Monthly Calendar: Health, Safety, and Nutrition Observances
C. Federal Food Programs
D. Children’s Book Lists
E. Nutrient Information – Fast-Food Vendor Websites

Glossary

Index

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    Grade A, Grade B, Grade C

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