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Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs toward CDA Renewal.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Then go online to complete and submit your coursework. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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Maryland Core of Knowledge Areas Health Safety and Nutrition
Care Courses
Maryland Core of Knowledge Area: Health, Safety, & Nutrition

Click on a course title below to learn more and order.

Core knowledge areas listed: Child Development, Curriculum, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Community, Professionalism, and Special Needs.

Click here to see a printable chart that lists hours per knowledge area for each course.

Child Development
Curriculum
Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Abuse and Neglect: a Caregiver's Guide to Child Abuse 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Caring for Children in Your Home 6 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 10 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Professionalism
Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 5 hrs in Child Development
Infants in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 10 hrs in Child Development, 6 hrs in Curriculum
Keeping Infants Safe 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Lead Safety in Child Care 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Managing Health and Safety in Child Care 12 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Preschoolers in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 12 hrs in Child Development, 4 hrs in Curriculum
Preventing Child Abuse and Helping Its Victims 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Safe Spaces in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Safe Baby, Safe Child 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sanitation for Disease Prevention 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 1 hr in Professionalism
Sun Safety 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Toddlers in Child Care 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 11 hrs in Child Development, 5 hrs in Curriculum, 1 hr in Community
Transportation Safety 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Special Needs
Professionalism
Community