This course applies to children of all ages.
Wondering how to manage children's allergies in your early childhood program? This course will help you understand children’s allergies and how to manage allergies in your program. You’ll learn how to work with families to implement an allergy care plan to prevent allergen exposures and treat allergic reactions.
See the learning outcomes and topics below for more information on what is covered in this course.
Most Care Courses are offered in both book (with required online component/testing) and fully online format. Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care is offered only in our fully online format. This course includes audio narration in most course sections.
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This course is accepted for annual state training requirements in most states and for the CDA and for CDA renewal training requirements.
Information on specific states:
After completing Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care you will be able to explain the meanings of the terms, allergy and allergic reaction; identify the symptoms of both mild and severe allergic reactions in children; explain how children’s exposure to allergens triggers allergic reactions and how to avoid such exposure; and describe the appropriate response to a child’s severe allergic reaction, including the role of epinephrine.
Want to learn more? Read our blog about environmental allergies: Achoo! What to do about environmental allergies in childcare.
Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.
"Your courses [Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care, A Joyful Life of Caregiving, and Principles of Child Development and Learning] are exactly what I need to fulfill my annual state requirements. Everything went wonderfully.” - Cortlandt Manor, New York
"The course [Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care] was great! It’s very important that I can do course work at home on my time :) at my own pace. I have done a few and plan to do more in the near future! Very informative and I’m still learning new things after being an early education teacher for 35 years." - Watertown, Massachusetts
This training expires 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be successfully completed by their expiration date in order for the student to receive a certificate.
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Care Courses currently offers over 50 professional development courses and one non-credit training tutorial on the CDA process. All courses offer clock hours and an official online certificate of completion. The free CDA tutorial does not offer clock hours or a certificate.
Care Courses' course tuition entitles one person to receive the clock hours granted by a course upon successful completion. Bundle pricing covers tuition for all the courses included in a bundle.
To receive the CEUs and Clock Hours for a course, you must adhere to and sign our honor code, 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.
Clock hours and CEUs are documented on official Care Courses certificates of completion which are accessed in the My Courses area of your account.
Please note: All course and certificate dates and times are on Eastern Time.