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Infant Safe Sleep Practices

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Location: 
899 North Capitol St. NE Washington, DC 20002
Building: 
Department of Health (DOH)
Room: 
Third Floor
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Units/Clock Hours: 2 Professional Learning Units

CCDBG Topic: Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and use of safe sleep

Description: Participants in this course will identify behaviors that increase the risk of SIDS and sleep related infant deaths, learn ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care settings, and learn how to communicate with parents and other caregivers about safe sleep practices. This course reflects the American Academy of Pediatrics’ revised recommendations for a safe sleep environment.

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Sponsor(s): DC Department of Health, Community Health Administration and OSSE

Audience: Teachers, assistant teachers, care givers, volunteers, substitutes, directors

Core Knowledge Area: Health, Safety, and Nutrition