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Early Childhood Classroom Safety - Chapter Summary
This informative chapter outlines early childhood classroom safety. When you work through these lessons, you'll review different types and methods that can be used in the classroom to provide emergency care. This chapter is designed to help you:
- Create a safe learning environment in the classroom
- Providing a safe classroom environment for students who have allergies
- Understand how to handle allergy emergencies at school
- Detail the school policies and regulations that govern the use of epinephrine
- Explain why children are more sensitive to toxicants
- Outline the causes and symptoms of allergies and asthma
- Use safety guidelines for field trips, fire drills and the playground
Our helpful learning materials allow you to study on your mobile device or computer anytime that you'd like. If you're unsure you've understood what you've learned, take the short quiz that follows each lesson to check your comprehension. Feel free to work at your own pace and review these tools as many times as needed to feel comfortable with the subjects. You can always reach out to an instructor with any questions you might have.
1. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods
This lesson will teach you the first important steps you may need to take during an emergency situation and some basic but important life-saving techniques you can use during such an emergency.
2. Creating a Safe Learning Environment
A safe learning environment requires physical, emotional, and intellectual security for students. Discover ways to create that space for students to think, grow, and learn.
3. Creating a Safe Classroom Environment for Students with Allergies
It is becoming increasingly common to hear of children who have severe allergies. How can you keep these children safe in your classroom and school? Read on for ideas about making your classroom a safe place for students with allergies.
4. Responding to Allergy Emergencies at School
In this lesson, we will provide an overview of the standard emergency response procedures school staff should follow in case of an allergy emergency and general protocols for documenting or recording allergy emergency incidents at school.
5. Epinephrine: School Policies, Regulations & Uses
In this lesson, we will explain how state laws and school policies regulate the acquisition and use of epinephrine auto-injectors for students with food allergies. We will discuss the conditions under which additional doses of epinephrine may be stored or used.
6. Toxicants and Children: Why Children Are More Susceptible
Despite their small size, children are more susceptible to environmental toxicants. In this video lesson, you will learn why toxicants often have greater effects on children than adults.
7. Allergies and Asthma: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
This lesson explores the meaning of allergies and asthma and how they may interact with one another at the same time. You'll learn about allergic rhinitis, intrinsic asthma and extrinsic asthma as well as the signs, symptoms, and treatment options of each.
8. Fire Drill, Field Trip & Playground Safety
Safety in the early childhood classroom is always important. However, special situations, such as fire drills, field trips and playground time, pose additional safety considerations. This lesson discusses basic safety tips for each of these special situations.
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