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Small Bullet 1What Is a Child Care Nurse Consultant?

The Child Care Nurse Consultant is a registered nurse licensed in the state of Iowa who has completed training using a nationally approved curriculum for health and safety in child care and early education. The Child Care Nurse Consultant provides:

  • On-site consultation, technical assistance, and training to child care and early education businesses regarding health and safety  
  • Referrals to community resources for children in child care and their families
  • Assistance with understanding and implementing proper sanitation practices in child care settings
  • Proper hand washing presentations for children and child care providers
  • Consulting services for providers involved in Quality Rating System  
  • Developmental and Lead Screening