course »Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care

Date: 8/9/2021, 5:00 pm—8:00 pm
County: Training Offerings
Location: DISTANCE LEARNING
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: (916) 254-5200
Virtual Instructor Led Training

Presenter will review the basic care and precautions while caring for infants in the foster care system. Covering best practices in sleep rules when caring for infants. Presenter will discuss new crib standards, crib recalls, safety hazards and how they affect a safe sleeping environment, addressing the proper way to feed and burp a new born infant and how to make certain the infant is consuming the proper amount formula, basic diaper rash symptoms and how to properly treat and prevent rashes. Presenter will discuss teething, infant development stages and milestone, well baby checkups, and immunizations. The basic side effects from prenatal drug exposure will be reviewed and how it can prevent the child from reaching age appropriate milestones, creating significantly more health issues and caregiving demands.