The target audience of this course is child care professionals, such as administrators, teachers, and assistive staff who are employed in settings such as day care programs and pre-schools.
This course is approved by the New York State Office of Children and Family Service Distance Learning Review Committee for training hours which meet the NYS regulated training requirements.
The following NY State OCFS Training topics are addressed:
- Nutrition and Health Needs of Infants and Children (OCFS)
- Statutes and Regulations Pertaining to Child Day Care (OCFS)
Content provided aligns with the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) regulatory standards.
Child care settings and health care settings are similar in that they serve a population with increased susceptibility to infections in an environment that has many infection risks. The goal of this training program is to provide caregivers, teachers and administrators with the information and resources necessary to increase their knowledge of infection control and prevention so that they may recognize the risks in their facility and incorporate techniques that create a safer environment and prevent transmission of infections among children and staff. The course is based on the curriculum used for mandatory infection control training of health professionals in New York State.
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The course content was reviewed and updated: September, 2021