Medication administration in family child care homes: A comparison of state regulations with national recommendations
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
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Compare the 50 state and DC child care regulations with Caring for Our Children (CFOC, 2011) national health and safety standards on medication administration practices. Discuss the potential impact on child health, safety and inclusion when state child care regulations do not meet CFOC standards.
Keyword(s): Child Care, Children
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner graduate student at Yale University School of Nursing. I will be graduating in May 2013. This abstract was derived from my thesis, "Medication administration in family child care homes: A comparison of state regulations with national recommendations." My thesis advisor is Angela Crowley, PhD, APRN, PNP-BC, FAAN who is well recognized in this research field.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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