This course will provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of basic principles in Anatomy, Physiology, Hygiene, Obstetrics and Nutrition as they relate to the development of the child from birth to six years. Focus will be on understanding how the body works, healthy and safe hygiene, and basic facts of human reproduction, conception, pregnancy and postnatal growth and nutrition which are vital to the child's development, in both the home and community environments from birth to three years. Emphasis will be on Montessori's principles for the healthy development of the child.
Number of Units: 1.0 or 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, choose one option only
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.
Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.
Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
Learn practical skills from expert instructors to boost your resume or succeed in your current role.