This course provides a general overview of the basic principles and procedures of medication administration. Those paraprofessionals who are allowed by state law to administer medications will review vital information and add to their knowledge base.
Discuss the importance of administering medications correctly.
Name the six rights of medication administration.
Describe at least four routes for administering medication.
Discuss the difference between administering drugs and assisting a client with medications.
Demonstrate your knowledge of safe medication administration in your daily work and your documentation.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.