1.5 Credit Hours
This 1.5 hour course provides the how and why for administering medications in the early childhood facility. Participants will learn the Five Rights of Medication Administration, medication tool use, and caring for allergies, asthma, diabetes, special diets and seizures. Medication Administration falls under Health, Safety and Wellness Competency 2: Maintains a safe and healthy early childhood environment. The learning objectives for this course are:
- I can implement basic health and safety practices.
- I can advocate for basic health and safety practices.
- I can maintain a safe environment.
- I can provide instructions on the administration of different medicines.
- I can provide instructions on the administration of approved medical treatments.
Upon enrolling in this course, you have 7 days to complete all content and activities.
Marge is a health consultant to child care providers in northern Illinois providing quality assurance visits to licensed centers and family/home settings. In a cooperative partnership with child care providers, Marge offers in-services to reinforce compliance with licensing and public health standards to ensure the health and safety of all children enrolled in the early childhood setting. She is a licensed registered nurse in Wisconsin, Missouri, Virginia and Illinois, and Nursing Home Administrator in Illinois and Missouri. Dr. Holland regularly presents at local, state and national level workshops/conferences.
Dr. Holland has over 30 years experience as an educational instructor in the health care field, and early care & education environments.
Marge received her Bachelor Degree of Science in Nursing, her Master’s Degree of Public Administration in Health Care Education Administration and her doctorate degree in public health and health care administration.
She holds credentials as a Master Trainer Level 15 for Wisconsin.