All classes are 100% mobile-friendly! Quick help links: Create a new account,  New user guide,  Login help,  Translate a course.  

 

Learn more about how to support children experiencing homelessness in our new course Understanding Homelessness.

Giving Medicines to Children

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$49 Children's Health: What to Do! See Details  

Description

Discusses prescription and over-the-counter medicines, anaphylactic reactions, and problems giving medicines to children. It identifies certain medications that should not be given to children and common prescription abbreviations.

Goal: to understand the safety and use of medications and how to properly administer

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

What customers are saying about this class:

"This class was very easy to use, user friendly, and provided me with a better understanding."

"Awesome!"

"I'm very pleased with my experience."

"The class was not expensive, easy to navigate and material was easy to comprehend."

 

Free Preview

Giving Medicines to Children

Goal: to understand the safety and use of medications and how to properly administer

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Medications
  2. Giving Medications to Children
  3. Medication Safety
  4. Anaphylactic Reactions
  5. Documentation

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain the difference between prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • properly manage common problems encountered in giving children medicine
  • demonstrate safe medication practices
  • recognize an anaphylactic reaction

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

Health, Safety & Nutrition

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain the difference between prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • properly manage common problems encountered in giving children medicine
  • demonstrate safe medication practices
  • recognize an anaphylactic reaction
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin