This course provides a general overview of the basic principles and procedures of medication administration. Caregivers will gain a deeper understanding of this issue and those paraprofessionals who are allowed by state law to administer medications will review vital information and add to their knowledge base.
Identify at least 5 commonly used medication abbreviations.
Demonstrate where to find pertinent information on a medication label.
Demonstrate how to set up a medication label.
Describe four important components of a medication order.