Lesson Plans

Over-the-Counter
Medicine Safety: Nurses

Grades: Grades 5-6, 7-8

Subject Area: Health, English Language Arts, STEM

Made Possible By: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Nurses and healthcare professionals play a vital role in supporting the health and safety of students and the community. OTC Medicine Safety equips school nurses with relevant information related to OTC medicine safety, including podcast episodes that feature healthcare professionals, including nurses and pharmacists, as well as student advocates, and parents, to help spotlight OTC medicine safety and your role as a nurse educator.

Now Available: Click below for a 3-part podcast series from NASN and Johnson & Johnson.

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Podcast 1: Safe Administration of OTC Medication in Schools
Podcast 1: Safe Administration of OTC Medication in Schools
Podcast 2: Improving OTC Med Safety in Your School Community
Podcast 2: Improving OTC Med Safety in Your School Community
Podcast 3: Safe Storage, Carry, and Disposal of OTC Medicine
Podcast 3: Safe Storage, Carry, and Disposal of OTC Medicine
Family Letter (Eng, Span)
Family Letter (Eng, Span)
Family Activities (Eng)
Family Activities (Eng)
Family Activities (Span)
Family Activities (Span)
Introductory Classroom Kit
Introductory Classroom Kit
Poster
Poster
Grades 5-6 Teaching Units
Grades 5-6 Teaching Units
Grades 7-8 Teaching Units
Grades 7-8 Teaching Units
Visit NASN Site
Visit NASN Site
NASN New Guidelines
NASN New Guidelines
Meet Our Partners
Meet Our Partners
Interactive Multimedia Tools
Interactive Multimedia Tools
OTC Med Safety Home
OTC Med Safety Home