CCDBG Topic: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and use of safe sleep practices
Units/Clock Hours: 2 Professional Learning Units
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.
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