Do you know what to do if a child in your care has a severe allergic reaction to food? With the rise in food allergies among young children, it’s likely that you’ll be faced with this one day!
This valuable course will equip you with the information you need about food allergies. You’ll learn which foods commonly trigger allergies, how to recognize an allergic reaction, what to do in an emergency situation and classroom practices to keep all children safe. Insightful videos create awareness about food allergy bullying, teach you how to use an EpiPen and how children feel about not being able to eat the foods everyone else is able to eat.
You’ll get handouts with recipes for gluten-free play dough, potential allergens in common preschool activities and crafts and how to use an emergency care plan.
This course meets minimum standards requirement for Food Allergy Emergency Plan, effective September 1, 2016.
Texas Core Competency Area 8: Health, Safety and Nutrition