The Basics of Medication Administration


The Basics of Medication Administration



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.

  • 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 in your documentation.


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