CCEI Educates Child Care Professionals on Outdoor Safety in Support of National Safety Month

Jun 01, 2010, 10:00 ET from ChildCare Education Institute

DULUTH, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In June, National Safety Month, ChildCare Education Institute is offering child care professionals the opportunity to learn about outdoor safety in the early childhood setting by completing CCEI110B - Outdoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting, at no cost.

In the United States, over 200,000 children visit hospital emergency rooms each year as a result of playground injuries. The majority of injuries are due to children dropping to the ground from playground equipment. CCEI110B: Outdoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting provides child care staff information they need to create a safe and fun outdoor learning environment.

Students completing this one-clock-hour online course will be awarded 0.1 IACET CEU and receive a certificate of completion. Participants will learn:

  • To identify common outdoor-related injuries to children
  • Appropriate strategies for preventing outdoor injuries
  • Four basic components of playground safety
  • To identify playground problems and potential hazards

To take advantage of this opportunity, good during the month of June, child care staff can log in to CCEI's learning management system at and use the promotion code 060110 when prompted. It is easy to set up an account if you don't already have one. Click here for detailed registration instructions and remember to use the promotion code when requested.

About ChildCare Education Institute, LLC

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated to providing the child care industry with online professional development programs and courses to meet their education requirements. Over 100 online professional development courses are available to meet annual training and licensing requirements, as well as continuing education options including the Child Development Associate (CDA) Programs of Study, Director's Certificate Program of Study  and others. CCEI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and is approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to award IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CCEI is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.  

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SOURCE ChildCare Education Institute