Medication Administration

If you're a childcare professional, this course was designed for you and your profession. This state-approved training is 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.

Program Overview


Training Certificate


No. of Classes:

6-Hour Training



Contact Information:






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

Course Topics

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.