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Childcare Training Grant

SolicitudSubsidioDeCapacitacion_Espanol 2018 HealthSafetyTrainingGrant Application_English 2018 The YMCA CRS has started voucher program again!! If you are working in a licensed childcare home, or center you can apply for this grant. The cost of the classes with a CPR...

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The 4 Signs of Heat Stroke That You Should Know!

  In San Diego, Summer doesn't end when school is in session. According to usclimatedata.com, the average temperature in San Diego is 76 degrees Fahrenheit which puts all citizens at a risk for heat stroke. This medical emergency should not be taken likely, 911 should...

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The Short, All Inclusive Guide to Burns

You have once again opened up a boiling pot, which once again released an absurd amount of hot steam onto your arm. After using a few choice words, what do you do next? What about when your kid has turned on the hot water rather than the cold water first? He or she...

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7 CPR & First Aid Myths You Probably Believe

No one likes to be told that they are wrong... But unfortunately many people believe some common myths that simply aren't true. Here are 7 CPR & First Aid Myths that are extremely false! 1-You do CPR to an unconscious person to wake them up Unfortunately this isn't...

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Is It Possible To Drown Outside Of The Pool?

As summer approaches, children migrate from their schools back home for vacation. Summer vacation is a time of fun and activities for children, but it also tends to be a time of high stress for parents! Scraped knees, bumps on the head, and sunburns can be expected...

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Incidental medical services documents

Forms 15ccc-01 and 02 are the documentation directly from the department of social services that explains the requirements. The word docs are the documents I created to meet this criteria for my center. My licensing Analyst reviewed them and said they met the...

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Changing Epinephrine Laws

Changing Epinephrine Laws; New California epinephrine regulations are taking effect January 1, 2016: "Certification from an approved training program will allow a layperson or off-duty EMS personnel to obtain a prescription for and administer an epinephrine...

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Childcare Provider forms & records

Here is a link to Community Care Licensing web site. To see all the forms you need for your childcare find form: LIC 311D (3/07) - Forms/Records To Keep In Your Family Child Care Home This form will list all the other forms & reports you will need to show Licensing...

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Childcare Safety Checklist

The Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care and Education Programs: Based on Caring for Our Children National Health and Safety Performance Standards - Third Edition is now available on the UCSF California Childcare Health Program Website! The Health and Safety...

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Childcare providers

Below is a good tool on weather and when it is safe for children to be out doors.     If you haven’t already seen this, Healthy Child Care Iowa has a great poster available for early education and child care programs that will be very helpful during this winter...

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Childcare Providers and influenza

  Subject: **New** Influenza Prevention and Control: Strategies for Early Education and Child Care Providers Online Course     Influenza Prevention & Control Try our new online PediaLink course for early education and child care providers! Click here for instructions...

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CPR-The new 2010 Standard C-A-B !

BLS (basic life support) is the foundation for saving lives following cardiac arrest.  Fundamental aspects of adult BLS include immediate recognition of sudden cardiac arrest and activation of the EMS system, early performance of high-quality CPR, and rapid...

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Shaken Baby Syndrome- What to look for

Shaken Baby Syndrome Resources and Information for Early Care and Education (Child Care) Providers   http://www.cdc.gov/Concussion/pdf/Preventing_SBS_508-a.pdf http://purplecrying.info/   The following information is from the CDC website provided above:   Example...

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Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care

The Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care and Education Programs: Based on Caring for Our Children National Health and Safety Performance Standards - Third Edition is now available on the UCSF California Childcare Health Program Website! The Health and Safety...

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Childcare Provider Head-start info!

EHS-CCP Applicant Support Toolkit launches! As part of President Obama's Early Education Plan, ACF will support states and communities in expanding high quality early learning to infants and toddlers through the Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships. Through...

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First Aid for Bleeding

Bleeding Control- Types of Bleeding: Arterial- Cuts to arteries that are bringing blood from the heart. This blood is under pressure and tends to pulse like the heart. It typically is bright red in color. This can be life threatening! Call 911 immediately!! Venous-...

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How to do Infant CPR

Infant CPR video • Infant CPR is similar to Child CPR in only that the ratio for compression's to ventilation's is the same; 30-2. Calling 911 is the same. We yell for help, but stay with the infant for the first two minutes of care. If the baby is small enough, and...

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How to do Child CPR

http://youtu.be/_L1hv0eqfDI Children typically don’t need CPR because of sudden cardiac arrest. Most of the time it is respiratory problems. They stop breathing due to choking, drowning, poisoning, or overdose. The first two minutes of care are critical to get this...

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