Monday, November 16, 2009

Audio conference "SIDS"

The Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network is excited to present the second in a series of audio conferences for providers of infant and toddler care. SIDS is the leading cause of death in children between one month and one year of age. Health care providers don’t know exactly what causes SIDS, but they do know certain things can help reduce the risk of SIDS.
Coordinated by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Presented by:
Deborah Alston, Infant and Toddler Specialist, Peninsula Region
Patricia Marickovich, Infant and Toddler Specialist, Piedmont Region
Featured Speaker:
Pamela Parham, RN, BSN, Peninsula Child Care Health Consultant
Registration deadline is December 2, 2009.
Deborah Alston,
(757) 229-7940 ext. 201

CINCH "Pinch of Prevention Modules"

CINCH has developed a quick and easy way to get health and safety messages out to families. A Pinch of prevention is a series of modules that each include:
  • a 5-10 minute power point presentation with a script
  • newsletter article
  • list of resources
  • handouts and flyers

A Pinch of Prevention is especially designed for program directors, school and community leaders, and others to present during parent meetings. Topics include: Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs, Asthma, Booster Seat, FAMIS, Family Fitness and Influenza.

Please go to this link for more information and for registration.