Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards / Edition 3

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards / Edition 3

by AAP
ISBN-10:
1581104839
ISBN-13:
9781581104837
Pub. Date:
06/01/2011
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics

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Overview

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards / Edition 3

The new third edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in child care settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581104837
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Pages: 500
Sales rank: 320,352
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
 
Introduction
 
Guiding Principles
 
Advice to the User
 
New and Significant Changes in Caring for Our Children (CFOC) Standards Since the 2nd Edition
 
Chapter 1 – Staffing
Chapter 2 – Program Activities for Healthy Development
Chapter 3 – Health Promotion and Protection
Chapter 4 – Nutrition and Food Service
Chapter 5 – Facilities, Supplies, Equipment, and Environmental Health
Chapter 6 – Play Areas/Playgrounds and Transportation
Chapter 7 – Infectious Diseases
Chapter 8 – Children with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities
Chapter 9 – Administration
Chapter 10 – Licensing and Community Action
 
Appendices
 
Appendix A: Signs and Symptoms Chart
Appendix B: Major Occupational Health Hazards
Appendix C: Nutrition Specialist, Registered Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist, Consultant, and Food Service Staff Qualifications
Appendix D: Gloving
Appendix E:  Child Care Staff Health Assessment
Appendix F: Enrollment/Attendance/Symptom Record
Appendix G: Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule
Appendix H: Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule
Appendix I: Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care
Appendix J: Selecting an Appropriate Sanitizer or Disinfectant
Appendix K: Routine Schedule for Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting
Appendix L: Cleaning Up Body Fluids
Appendix M: Clues to Child Abuse and Neglect
Appendix N: Protective Factors Regarding Child Abuse and Neglect
Appendix O: Care Plan for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Appendix P: Situations that Require Medical Attention Right Away
Appendix Q: Getting Started with MyPlate
Appendix R: Choose MyPlate: 10 Tips to a Great Plate
Appendix S: Physical Activity: How Much Is Needed?
Appendix T: Foster Care
Appendix U: Recommended Safe Minimum Internal Cooking Temperatures
Appendix V: Food Storage Chart
Appendix W: Sample Food Service Cleaning Schedule
Appendix X: Adaptive Equipment for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Appendix Y: Non-Poisonous and Poisonous Plants
Appendix Z: Depth required for Shock-Absorbing Surfacing Materials for Use Under Play Equipment
Appendix AA: Medication Administration Packet
Appendix BB: Emergency Information Form for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Appendix CC: Incident Report Form
Appendix DD: Injury Report Form for Indoor and Outdoor Injuries
Appendix EE: America’s Playgrounds Safety Report Card
Appendix FF: Child Health Assessment
Appendix GG: Licensing and Public Regulation of Early Childhood Programs
Appendix HH: Use Zones and Clearance Dimensions for Single-and Multi-Axis Swings
Appendix II: Bicycle Helmets: Quick-Fit Check
Appendix JJ: Our Child Care Center Supports Breastfeeding
Appendix KK: Authorization for Emergency Medical/Dental Care
Appendix LL: Conversion Table CFOC 2nd Edition to 3rd Edition
Appendix MM: Conversion Table CFOC 3rd Edition to 2nd Edition
 
Acronyms/Abbreviations
 
Glossary
 
Index

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