The e-learning course takes between 2 to 4 hours to complete with participants being able to leave and re-join the course at any time. Some of the topics covered include:
• Burns and scalds prevention
• Child passenger restraints
• Child poisoning prevention
• Drowning prevention
• Falls prevention
• Playground safety
• Safe sleep
• Choking and strangulation
As part of the e-learning course, a number of resources are referenced and can be found on the website.
Click here to view Parachute Canada’s e-learning course introduction and to sign up for the e-learning course go to: https://elearning.parachutecanada.org/child-injury-prevention
Child Injury Prevention (Ages 0-6) – Creative online resources to help reduce child injury
Parachute Canada, a national, charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, has developed a website and free e-learning course specifically targeted at injury prevention for children aged 0 to 6 years.
The website and e-learning course are targeted to people who work with families of children aged 0-6, particularly families that may be new to Canada, have low literacy levels, or live in rural or remote places.
The website has a wealth of information for those interested in injury prevention for children 0 to 6. It contains a number of resources including the e-learning course.
To visit the website go to: http://parachutecanada.org/child-injury-prevention