Medicine Administration In Early Education

Course Information

This course clarifies the uncertainty of Medicine Administration in a Childcare setting. It covers the legal requirements relating to administration of medication for children. 

Who Should Attend

• All Staff / Childminders who may be responsible for administering medication to children in registered childcare.

 • Those who need to update or refresh existing skills

 Course Content

• Responsibilities

• Types of Medicine

• Forms of Medicine

 • Care Plans

 • Preparation

• Medication Policy

• Safe Storing and Handling

• How to Administer Medication

• Problem Solving

• Medication Incidents

Course Duration

1/2 day


Continuous assessment throughout the day.