2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs
Sun Safety Course Description:
This course applies to children of all ages.
Sunlight is essential for life and health, yet overexposure can cause skin cancer. Learn effective ways to protect children and yourself from the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Learning Outcomes: After completing Sun Safety you will be able to describe the ways in which the sun benefits life on earth; explain the dangers of overexposure to sunlight; choose strategies for protecting yourself and children from the harmful effects of the sun; and explain how to develop a successful sun safety policy for a child care program.
Please note: You need only ONE of the formats listed above. Choose either CourseBook OR Online Course format.
Core of Knowledge/Core Competency/Training Category Info Pages: Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington State and Wisconsin
||NAC: The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved this educational
program as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the
National Administrator Credential.
Topics Covered in Sun Safety:
- The three types of rays from the sun
- Ways in which the sun benefits life on earth
- Dangers of overexposure to the sun
- How sunlight affects the skin and eyes
- Ways to protect yourself and children from the harmful effects of the sun
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Essay Assignments.
Student comments on Sun Safety:
always everything went well with my Care Courses [Joyful Life of
Caregiving, Sun Safety, Observing, Recording and Assessing Children’s Development,
and Sanitation for Disease Prevention]. I will be renewing my CDA and
Care Courses is helping me obtain the CEU's I need to complete this
task. I will be ordering another Care Course soon." - North Providence, Rhode Island
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Care Courses offers over 60 professional development courses and one non-credit training tutorial on the CDA process. All courses offer clock hours and an official mailed certificate of completion. The CDA tutorial does not offer clock hours or a certificate.
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To receive the CEUs and Clock Hours for a course, you must follow directions on written assignments and show comprehension of the course content. You must make 70% or better on all course quizzes. Less than 70% will result in trainer review and evaluation. If review indicates the need for discussion, you will be informed that you must speak with a trainer. You will be given a second chance to make 70% or better. Should you fail to do so, you will receive a letter indicating that you did not pass the course and may not retake the course for 12 months.
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