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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Health, Safety, and Nutrition

This course provides those who care for children an overview of health, safety, and nutrition issues. Students develop skills and techniques in ways to promote physical and mental health, identification and management of common childhood illnesses, menu planning and nutritional analysis, safety management and injury prevention, child abuse identification and prevention, and program planning. Topics also include culturally and developmentally appropriate practice, collaboration with families and health professionals, policies and regulations, children with special needs, and current issues. C-ID ECE-220.

Subject: CHLD
Course Number: 205
Section Number: 2280
Units: 3
Instructor: Moore, Veronica

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Phone: 760-839-6858
Instructor notes: This course will be taught in Canvas and is a fully online class, with no in-person meetings. Assignments are released and due each week.  To Login to  Canvas go to (use your MiraCosta Login):

 The instructor will open the course in Canvas for preview approximately one week before the start of the semester so that students can access the syllabus, view the class schedule, and become familiar with the structure of the class. Please check your email the week before the semester starts, or at the very latest on the first day of class. If you do not receive an email about the class, please check your spam folder or check the "Announcements" area of the course site in Canvas so you can get important information about how to get started in the class. 

Textbook information: Zero Textbook Cost-This course provides a collection of readings at no cost to the student.  All required reading assignments will be made available to students through Canvas.

You will also need the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2, and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 2. They are available free online (link is provided in the Canvas course, in the Syllabus, and in "Resources and Links") or you can also purchase them through the bookstore.

 I look forward to learning with you this semester!

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