ChildCare Education Institute offers online oral health course at no cost

March 21, 2012

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers the online course Early Childhood Oral Health at no cost for the month of February, in honor of National Children's Dental Health Month.

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers the online course Early Childhood Oral Health at no cost for the month of February, in honor of National Children's Dental Health Month.

Oral hygiene is vital for overall wellness at any age, and promoting proper care habits in early childhood should be a part of every provider's curriculum. This online course on children's oral health addresses the importance of early and consistent oral health care for young children. The course also teaches early care providers to identify the causes and characteristics of dental decay, as well as promotes strategies for encouraging good oral hygiene in the classroom and home environments. Students can go to www.cceionline.edu, select Click Here for Current Promotions, and follow instructions to take advantage of this promotion. There is no cost to set up an account and detailed instructions are provided online. Upon successful completion of the course, students will earn 0.1 IACET CEU and be able to print a certificate of completion.

"Children are far more likely to maintain effective oral hygiene when proper techniques are incorporated into the early care curriculum. CCEI's course on oral health is an asset to the professional development library, and an additional opportunity for CCEI students to gain knowledge on a critical issue," said Maria Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI.

About CCEI

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