Week Two: Discussion Forum: Medication Overdosage in children!?

Many parents often use regular household items to measure doses. Educating parents about correct dosing is a very important part of medication education.

Go the Link provided below this discussion forum called:The PROTECT Initiative: Advancing Children’s Medication Safety found at:


Discuss the following:

1) What did you learn? Were you surprised by any statistic?....

2) What is the right information to give parents?

3) Are you aware of any stories in the news of parents accidentally overdosing children with over the counter medications and if so....how do you think this happens?

PLEASE read your classmate responses and respond to each other.
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