Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide (Spiral)

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide By Timothy R. Shope (Editor), Andrew N. Hashikawa (Editor) Cover Image
By Timothy R. Shope (Editor), Andrew N. Hashikawa (Editor)
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This guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on infectious diseases in group care settings. It includes a robust section of more than 55 quick reference fact sheets on common infectious diseases and symptoms. Additionally, it includes forms that can be photocopied and used with families. As always, the reference is easy to use, providing clear, authoritative information on infectious diseases.

About the Author

Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP, is an academic general pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr Shope has over 30 years of experience consulting with early childhood educational programs and schools, the Department of Defense, and state policymakers on the topic of managing infectious diseases. He speaks regularly at national meetings and webinars and contributes to many publications on the subject. Dr Shope is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Early Childhood. Andrew N. Hashikawa, MD, MS, FAAP, is a pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physician and associate professor at the University of Michigan. He serves as a volunteer child care health consultant for local child care centers. He earned his medical degree and completed a pediatric residency at the Mayo Clinic. He then completed a PEM fellowship and a master's degree in epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr Hashikawa has served as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Michigan Early Childhood Champion for over a decade. He has helped create training content on injury prevention and medication administration for child care providers on the AAP e-learning platform Pedialink. He is an executive committee member of the AAP Council on Early Childhood. Dr. Hashikawa has published extensively in child care research related to health and safety. He created MCRISP (Michigan Child Care Related Surveillance Program) to assist child care centers in reporting illnesses to the local public health department. He received the Head Start 50th Anniversary Award in 2015, and in 2019, he received the AAP Council on Early Childhood Dr Susan S. Aronson Early Education and Child Advocacy Award for making a significant contribution to improving the health, safety, and development of children in early education and child care settings. Dr Hashikawa resides near Ann Arbor with his wife and 3 teenage daughters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781610026598
ISBN-10: 1610026594
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date: March 31st, 2023
Pages: 271
Language: English