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Administration of Medication in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association

Course: #31542Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment1 Hour 632 Reviews
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Staff may be required to administer medication or treatment to a child in their care. Clear policies on giving medicines, both prescription or over-the-counter, can help staff meet children’s needs, communicate with families, and prevent mistakes. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

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Course created on June 14, 2019

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AZ Registry/1.0; CA Registry/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GaPDS/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK Registry/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SC Endeavors/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WI Registry/1.0; WY Stars/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify circumstances that may require administration of medication on site.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list six "rights" of assisting with medication.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe safety measures in handling, storing, and disposing of medication.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Policy on medication
10-20 Minutes Documentation (6th right)
20-40 Minutes Rights (child, med, dosage, time, route)
40-50 Minutes Errors, side effects, reactions
50-55 Minutes Storage, disposal/return of medication
55-60 Minutes References/resources, summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Charlotte Hendricks was paid an honorarium for this presenting this course. She is the owner of ChildHealthOnline, LLC training and consulting company, providing consultation to local, state, regional, and national organizations. She is the author of a number of books on health and safety topics. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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