Food Allergy Prevention and Response

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Date and Time: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Description: 

This training will explore the food allergy procedures that should be in place when caring for children in early care and preschool settings according to research-based, Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and the rights of children with food allergies. Participants will be able to define anaphylaxis, identify common food allergies and their signs and symptoms, outline treatment and management options, learn how to create and follow individual care plans for each child with a food allergy, create and implement a detailed treatment plan in the event of an allergic reaction and apply and understand best practices for minimizing risks and exposure.

This course addresses the following age band(s):

  • Early childhood - early (birth-36 months)
  • Early childhood - middle (36-60 months)
  • Early childhood - late (5-8 years)
Location: 
DC Child Care Connections, 209 Upshur St. NW, Third Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, 20011
Price of Training: 
Free
Language of Training: 
English
Core Knowledge Area: 
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Audience: 
Administrative Staff
Assistant Teachers
Caregivers
Childcare Staff
Directors
Teachers
Sponsors: 
DC Child Care Connections
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CCDBG Topic: 
Health & Safety Training
Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Professional Learning Units (Clock Hours): 
2.00