Medication Administration

Are you a child care professional? This course is designed for you!

This state-approved training program is designed for individuals seeking to acquire a Child Care Center License or a Family Child Care Registration in Maryland, or working in a licensed or regulated child care or family day care center.

The curriculum is provided by the Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care.

Topics include:

  • common forms of medication
  • care and storage of medication
  • requirements to administer medications
  • how to prevent medication errors

This six-hour training is conducted in a classroom setting with theory and skills practice. A certificate is awarded upon completion of the course in addition to passing content and skills tests.

Course Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a licensed childcare provider

Approximate cost of the course: $85

Noncredit Registration

Contact Information

For more information, please call 443-412-2172 or email