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 the 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.