Types of Medications Present In a School Setting
Medication Administration eTraining Slide 4

The requirements for administering medications in school are the same, regardless of the type of medication (e.g. over the counter cough drops vs. prescribed).

  • Medications for short-term use
    • Antibiotics
    • Over-the-counter medications
  • Medications for long-term use
    • ADD/ADHD medications
    • Insulin
  • Emergency medications
    • Antihistamines (e.g. Benadryl)
    • Epi-pens
    • Glucagon
    • Quick-relief inhalers


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