Cengage Advantage Books: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 8

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Overview

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!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111355807
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 1,068,795
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn R. Marotz, Ph.D., R.N., has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas, and served as the Associate Director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center for over 35 years. She has worked closely with students in the Early Childhood teacher education program and offered courses in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. Lynn has authored invited chapters on children's health and development, nutrition, and environmental safety in national and international publications and law books. She is also the author of HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD and the co-author of MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP and BY-THE-AGES. Her involvement in state policy development, health screenings, professional development training, working with families and allied health professionals, and the referral process is extensive. She has presented at international, national, and state conferences and held appointments on national, state, and local committees and initiatives that advocate on children's and families' behalf. However, it is her daily interactions with children and their families, students, colleagues, and her beloved family that bring true insight, meaning, and balance to the material in this book.

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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 PreK-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 Websites.

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