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    Medication Administration

    A two-day training course for trainers who train and monitor staff in their agencies to administer medications using the principles and guidelines that are taught in the course and train and monitor the Medication Practicum Observers.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    The Department of Public Welfare in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing developed the Medication Administration Training program. The purpose of this training program is to provide training for unlicensed staff in community settings to properly administer medications to individuals that receive services in these settings.

    The training program is a Train the Trainer model. Participants that successfully complete this training will be able to do the following in their agency or entity:


    Teach unlicensed staff to properly administer medication
    Monitor unlicensed staff that administer medication.
    Teach Practicum Observers to assist with the monitoring of unlicensed staff that give medication.

    *Medication Administration Train The Trainer Forms can be found on the trainer website at http://medsadmin.tiu11.org. 

    ODP Online Registration Letter - Each personal care home will need to identify contacts for the new registration system and forward the contact information to ODP by July 15, 2011.

    ODP Announcement: Online Registration - Each personal care home will need to identify contacts for the new registration system and forward the contact information to ODP by July 15, 2011.

    MR Bulletin 00-03-07 - Provides information on the Medication Administration Training Program

    Medication Administration Brochure and Application - Download brochure and application to register to take the course to bcome a trainer.

    Recertification Course for Medication Administration - Provides description of course, prerequisites, dates and locations for recertification for existing trainers. An application is also available to download and print.

    MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ's)

    Medication TrainerMAR documentationPracticum Observer Medication Labels