Preventive Health and Safety Training is a classroom-based course designed to meet the 8-hours of California Emergency Medical Authority (EMSA) state licensing requirements for child care.
The training provides instruction that is comprehensive and practical- it prepares administrators and employees of child care centers and family child homes-small or large to keep the children in their care healthy and safe from injury and illness. Participants will learn information about infectious diseases (including immunizations), preventative childhood injuries, caring for children with special needs, identification, reporting of child abuse, and childcare nutrition training.
Continuing Education credit units are available for the California Board of Registered Nursing, Dental Board of California, California Department of Public Health and California Emergency Medical Services Authority. The CPR Lady offers CEUs to Certified Medical Assistants (CMA), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Home Health Aides (HHA), Certified Personal Trainers (CPT) with American Council on Exercise (ACE), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF), and National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT), Dentists (DDS or DMD), Dental Assistants (RDA), Dental Hygienists (RDH), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Paramedics (Medic), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Psychiatric Technicians (Psych Tech), Occupational Therapists (OT), Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA), Pharmacists (RPh), Pharmacy Technician (Ph Tech), Physician Assistants (PA), Physical Therapists (PT), Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA), Respiratory Care Practioners (RCP), Respiratory Therapists (RT), Registered Nurses (RN) and Nurse Practioners (NP).
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.