FIND A HEALTH CONSULTANT OR TRAINER
All licensed child care centers and preschools in Colorado are required to have a minimum of one monthly visit with a Child Care Health Consultant — a medical professional who assists the program in meeting and exceeding basic health and safety standards. These professionals also serve licensed camps, school-age programs, and family child care by offering trainings and other health consultative services. Child Care Health Consultants play a unique and critical role in supporting the health, safety, and wellness of children in early childhood settings.
A Child Care Health Consultant must hold a current Colorado license as a registered nurse, pediatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, or pediatrician with knowledge and experience in maternal and child health.
Health consultants offer the legally required transfer of authority, known as delegation, so trained early childhood staff may administer medications and implement special health care procedures for children in their program.
Child Care Health Consultants also help with creating program policies related to health and safety, illness and injury prevention, infectious disease management, health and safety trainings, consultation in the classroom, emergency preparedness, infant safe sleep, and sharing helpful community resources. Additional information on child care health consultation can be found here.
Use this search to find a child care health consultant who is currently practicing in Colorado and to find a trainer who provides the following state approved trainings: Medication Administration, Standard Precautions, Safe Sleep for Infants, CPR, and First Aid.
**If you know the exact name of the Consultant/Trainer type it in the First and Last Name boxes below, if not, LEAVE THOSE BOXES BLANK, and just fill in the County, Distance, and/or Type of Training**