Managing Medication Administration - English - ProSolutions Training

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Managing Medication Administration: A Director's Guide
language English, Spanish

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the healthcare provider, parent/guardian, center director/program administrator, and any staff involved in the administration of medication to children in child care
  • Assess your own program's medication administration policies and procedures for appropriateness
  • Given a scenario, determine which of the steps to properly administer medication were not followed
  • Discuss how potential issues like an adverse medication reaction, a medication error, and an inappropriate parent request should be handled


schedule 1 Hour
star_outline 0.10 CEUs
computer 1 year unlimited access
verified_user Certificate of completion
face Early childhood training approval


Medication administration in the child care setting is extremely important and beneficial when working with young children. This two-hour course is divided into four sections:
  • Section 1 – Why Medication is Administered in the Child Care Setting: Child Care Provider, Parent, and Healthcare Professional Responsibilities
  • Section 2 – Medication Preparation, Forms, and Policies
  • Section 3 – Administering Medications and Standard Precautions
  • Section 4 – Allergic Reactions, Side Effects, Medication Errors and Inappropriate Parent Requests

Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.