Resources

List of Approved Nurse Trainers  The list includes Approved Nurses who completed the CT Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care continuing education program and are registered with the CT Office of Early Childhood Registry. These nurses agreed to have their name and contact information posted on this site so that child care providers may contact them for training.

The nurses have agreed to teach the classes, Module 1: General Principles of Medication Administration and Oral, Topical, and Inhalant Medications and Module 2: Anaphylaxis and Emergency Medications (English and Spanish) exactly as taught. The classes should include viewing of video modules (English or Spanish), handouts, learning exercises, return demonstration of various medication techniques, and a written post test. Module 1 typically takes 4 hours and Module 2 takes 1 hour to complete. This training meets the requirements of OEC Child Care Licensing, best practice standards of Caring for Our Children, Head Start, and the Administration for Children and Families Basic Standards and prepares child care providers to safely administration medications to young children.

CT Office of Early Childhood 
This website provides information and resources for young children, their families, and caregivers in CT.

CT Office of Early Childhood /Statutes and Regulations for child care centers and family day care homes

CT Office of Early Childhood CT Charts A Course Registry 
Enrollment in the Registry is required for access to curriculum files and the Med Admin Run book provides instructions on enrollment

Facebook: New England Child Care Consultants and Medication Administration Trainers 
A professional Facebook page for consultants and trainers 

CT child care health consultant survey and resources at United Way of CT
CT Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems grant

Caring for Our Children
3rd Edition (CFOC3) (nrckids.org) at the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education is a collection of 686 national standards that represent the best evidence, expertise, and experience in the country on quality health and safety practices and policies that should be followed in early care and education settings. The website offers extensive resources for families, health professionals and child care providers.

The Child Health and Development Institute of CT, Inc 
The goal of this organization is to improve the health and well being of Connecticut’s children.

National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants (2012) Modules and Tool kit; Accessible at:  

http://ncemch.org/child-care-health-consultants/index.php