Safe Steps: Administering Medication to Children

Medication can be crucial to the health and wellness of young children, but it can also be dangerous if given incorrectly, such as the wrong dose, wrong child, wrong time. In this foundation course, learn the steps of medication administration, including labeling, storage, disposal, necessary documentation, and administration policy needed to keep children safe and healthy. 

Take this course and earn clock-hours towards Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s initial health and safety training requirements for administering medications in facilities.  

This course is also included in the Foundations for Safe and Healthy Early Care Facilities Module, which includes all KDHE initial health and safety training requirements in one course. 


Course Details

  • KDHE Approved:Yes
  • Clock Hours:2.5
  • Agency:KCCTO WFD
  • CDA Subject Area:1 - 1 - Safe, Healthy Learning Environment
  • KS/MO Core Comp Area:V. Health and Safety