This 2-hour professional development course is designed to address the principles and skills needed to administer medications to children. The curse is specifically designed for personnel working in Iowa child care businesses. The course addresses the administration of oral medications, eye drops and ointments, ear drops, nasal drops and sprays, topical creams and ointments, nebulizer treatments and meter-dose inhalers. Participants must complete the Essentials for Medications in Child Care module prior to taking this course. This course includes a 1-hour skills competency evaluation to be completed within 30 days of taking the course. Please refer to the Medication Skills Competency Evaluation handout for additional information.