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Curriculum for Managing Infectious Diseases
Healthy Futures Instructor's Manual

 

 

 

 

 


The Curriculum for Managing Infectious Diseases in Early Education and Child Care Settings is designed as an educational tool for child care providers with all levels of understanding about infectious diseases. With this curriculum, participants will learn how to prevent, recognize, and manage infectious diseases in early education and child care settings.This curriculum includes PowerPoint presentations, video clips, activities, forms, and pre- and post-assessments. The curriculum is estimated to take 3 1/2 hours to present.

The documents in this curriculum are listed individually. Click on the "Supporting Documents" to reveal these materials. For printing convenience, PDFs of the modules have also been listed, as well as a PDF of the entire curriculum.

Tips for Ensuring a Successful Presentation

Presenting Without Access to the Internet (82.7 MB)
If you will not have access to the Internet while presenting this curriculum, you will need to follow specific instructions for saving the curriculum files. We have created a "package" for instructors to download that includes the PowerPoint presentation of all the modules, video files, and instructions. You can save this to your computer, CD, or USB flash drive. See these instructions for downloading and saving the the Zip file. Please be patient while downloading the Zip file as it is a large file (132 MB).

Download the Entire Instructor's Manual (25.4 MB)
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Introduction


Getting Started
(Slides, Speaker's Notes, & Supporting Documents)
 
PowerPoint:

Getting Started


- Supporting Documents
Exercise:

Scavenger Hunt

Pre-assessment: For Participants
For the answer key, email jvanorsdal@aap.org.

 


Module 1: Understanding Infectious Diseases
(Slides, Speaker's Notes, & Supporting Documents)
 
PowerPoint:

Understanding Infectious Diseases


- Supporting Documents

 


Module 2: Preventing Infectious Diseases
(Slides, Speaker's Notes, & Supporting Documents)
 
PowerPoint:

Preventing Infectious Diseases

Video:

Informing Parents and Staff


 


Module 3: Recognizing and Managing Infectious Diseases
(Slides, Speaker's Notes, & Supporting Documents)
 
PowerPoint:

Recognizing and Managing Infectious Diseases

Videos: What to Do When Kids Get Sick After the Daily Health
Check
Symptoms and Diseases Requiring Exclusion

 


Wrap Up
(Slides, Speaker's Notes, & Supporting Documents)
 
PowerPoint:

Wrap Up


- Supporting Documents
Post-assessment: For Participants

Answer Key

Resources:

Wrap Up Resources

 


Additional Resources (All Resources)

 

 

Copyright © 2010 American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved. No part of this curriculum may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from the publisher. Specific permission is granted to duplicate this curriculum (hard copy and PDF) for distribution to child care providers for educational, noncommercial purposes.

 
 




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