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Universal Precautions and Exposure Control Plans for Childcare Businesses

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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training

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WIC Works Learning Online Courses

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Course Summary

1. Title: WIC Works Learning Online Courses

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WIC Learning Online is a series of online courses designed to train all levels of staff working in the WIC program. Select WIC Learning Online courses are approved for CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and CERPs by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. This continuing education activity was approved by the Maryland Nurses...

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WHO Growth Chart Training

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Course Summary

This course was developed by the CDC to train health care providers and others who measure and assess child growth on how to use the World Health Organization (WHO) growth standards to assess growth among infants and children ages birth to 2 years.

The WHO growth standard charts described in this training course apply only to children aged birth to 2 years. There are seven sections in this course:

  • Recommendations and Rational for Using the WHO...
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CDC BMI-for-Age Growth Chart Training

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The CDC BMI-for-age growth reference charts described in this training course apply only to children and teens aged 2 years to 20 years. There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1:What is Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Section 2:Using BMI-for-age as a Screening Tool
  • Section 3:Steps to Plot and Interpret BMI-for-age
  • Section 4:References and Resources
  • Section 5:Glossary

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Accurately Weighing and Measuring Infants, Children and Adolescents: Technique

With the availability of the WHO Growth Standards, this is an opportune time for all pediatric health care providers to re-evaluate the tools they use and the approach they have in their clinical setting for measurement, plotting and interpretation of growth charts.

This module reviews techniques for measuring and recording infant length, weight, and head circumference and reviews the technique for obtaining and recording weight and stature for children and adolescents.

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Module 3: Autism – Screening, Treatment, and Vaccine Controversy

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This course covers autism - screening, treatment, and vaccine controversy. The content is presented based on the following topics: 

  • Terminology
  • History
  • Prevalence
  • Etiology
  • Clinical Signs
  • Identification and Diagnosis
  • Management

Intended Audience

Iowa Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives:

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Module 2: Healthy Social, Emotional & Behavioral Development

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There are two sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Healthy Child Development
  • Section 2: Understanding Social Behaviors

Intended Audience

Iowa Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Clearly Stateat least three reasons early identification of signs/symptoms of social,...
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Module 1: Orientation to Contemporary Child Health Care in Iowa

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There are two sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Contemporary Knowledge of Child Development
  • Section 2: Identifying and Assisting Children with Concerns

Intended Audience

Iowa Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiatebetween surveillance and...
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Iowa Early Childhood Sun Protection

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Course Overview

There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Overview
  • Section 2: UV and Skin Cancer Prevention
  • Section 3: Sun Safety Strategies
  • Section 4: Curriculum Activities
  • Section 5: Appendixes and Questionnaire

There are review questions at the end of module 1 to module 4. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections....

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