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Bone Health for Child Care

1hour 0.1CEUs


Discusses bones as living growing tissue and how to build healthy bones. The importance of calcium, vitamin D and exercise is examined and the topic of broken bones is discussed.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.


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Bone Health for Child Care

Goal: to understand bone structure, how to build healty bones and care for bone breaks

Table of Contents

  1. Bone Facts
  2. Building Healthy Bones
  3. Bone Fractures


Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • recognize key bone facts
  • identify good sources of calcium and vitamin D
  • recall four ways to build strong bones and prevent broken bones



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.




Health, Safety & Nutrition

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student should be able to:

  • Recognize key bone facts
  • Identify good sources of calcium and vitamin D
  • Recall four ways to build strong bones and prevent broken bones
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin