Course Descriptions

CodeEDTE
Number503
TitleAnatomy, Physiology, Hygiene, Obstetrics, and Nutrition
Units2
Description

This course will provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of basic principles in Anatomy, Physiology, Hygiene, Obstetrics, and Nutrition in the development of the child from birth to six years. Focus will be on understanding how the body works, healthy and safe hygiene, basic facts of human reproduction, conception, pregnancy and postnatal development and nutrition which are vital for the child’s development, in relation to the home and community environments from birth to three years. Emphasis will be on Montessori’s principles for the healthy development of the child.