Medication Administration Training

125.00 per person

  • Course Length: In person
  • Time: Allow approximately 8-hour training. Once a Month
  • Formats: In person
  • Language: Available in English
  • Final Exam Required
  • Completion of MAR exam required
  • Skills check off

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Intended Audience: Anyone caring for client/patients ALF. This course is for those working in ALF.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the requirements for medication administration training.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to accurately complete and maintain all forms required.
  3. Understand the rules for Authorization for Medication Administration and for Informed Consent for Medication Administration.
  4. State, and demonstrate the ‘rights’ of medication administration.
  5. Discuss and demonstrate correct supervision of self-administration of medications.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to look up information on commonly used medications.
  7. Demonstrate understanding of medication instructions by:
  8. Reading and following instructions on a prescription label or health care practitioner’s order
  9. Accurately transcribing prescriptions or orders to the MAR (medication administration record).
  10. Correctly documenting on the MAR when medications are given or missed.
  11. Understand the steps to follow when medications go off-site with the client.
  12. Demonstrate understanding of safety and sanitation procedures.
  13. Demonstrate understanding of proper positioning of clients for medication administration training.
  14. Demonstrate the correct preparation and administration of medication by oral, enteral, topical, transdermal, ophthalmic, otic, rectal, and inhaled routes.
  15. Understand the steps to take if a medication error is made.
  16. Understand the rules for storage of different medication types, including prescription, controlled, over-the-counter.
  17. Demonstrate the proper disposal of expired or discontinued medications.