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Safe Sleep - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

Description

A thorough class on the topic of Safe Sleep and SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) discussing cause, risk factors, preventive measures, dealing with a SIDS death, and the Pre-School and SIDS.

This class can no longer be used for STARS credit in Washington State. The DEL has a Safe Sleep course for licensed providers to meet their health and safety requirement.

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Safe Sleep -Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(SIDS)

Goal: to understand, assess, and reduce risk of SIDS, including emergency response.

 

Table of Contents

  1. Definition of SIDS
  2. Cause(s) of SIDS
  3. Risk Factors for SIDS
  4. Preventive Measures
  5. Dealing with a SIDS Death
  6. Pre-Schools and SIDS
  7. Review

 

Learning Outcomes

Be able to: 

  1. Define SIDS, listing 3 things that it is and 3 things that it is not.
  2. Name two major categories of risk factors and three factors in each.
  3. List six things you can do to reduce the risk of SIDS.
  4. Describe four guidelines for pre-schools.
  5. Better understand the risk factors for SIDS.
  6. Take knowledgeable steps to reduce the risk for SIDS.
  7. Respond to an emergency involving a possible SIDS incident.

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

NOTE FOR WA STATE: Washington State Dept of Early Learning has a required Safe Sleep course so this class may not be used for STARS credit in WA State.

 

Health, Safety & Nutrition
Exclusively Infants

Learning Outcomes

Be able to: 

  1. Define SIDS, listing 3 things that it is and 3 things that it is not.
  2. Name two major categories of risk factors and three factors in each.
  3. List six things you can do to reduce the risk of SIDS.
  4. Describe four guidelines for pre-schools.
  5. Better understand the risk factors for SIDS.
  6. Take knowledgeable steps to reduce the risk for SIDS.
  7. Respond to an emergency involving a possible SIDS incident.
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia