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Training of Caregivers/Teachers to Administer Medication

Any caregiver/teacher who administers medication should complete a standardized training course that includes skill and competency assessment in medication administration. The course should be repeated according to state and/or local regulation and taught by a trained professional. Skill and competency should be monitored whenever an administration error occurs.

Topic:Health Services Management

Keywords:Medications

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Last Updated: February 8, 2019