Medication Administration Continuing Education Renewal
This is the renewal course. You must also have a certified, registered nurse trainer register your renewal with DODD.
CeuCertificates does not register your renewal with DODD.
Taught by Julia Ostrout, RN
This two part course is the renewal course for Medication Administration Certification 1.
Part 1 Medication Administration: Reduce Errors
Part 2 Strategies for Success: Preventing Medication Errors
PLEASE NOTE: Discounts available to agencies purchasing this course for more than 20 employees. Contact us for more info email@example.com
From DODD rule 5123:-2-6-06:
(7) Renewal of certification
(a) To maintain certification in the prescribed medication administration and health-related activities training program, trained MR/DD personnel shall complete at a minimum two hours of continuing education annually that relate to the information taught in the prescribed medication administration and health related activities training program or that will enhance the role of MR/DD personnel who have completed the prescribed medication administration and health-related activities training program.
DD personnel shall provide documentation of such hours to the certified registered nurse trainer. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and first aid training shall not make up any part of these two hours. (b) If the minimum two hours of continuing education are not completed by the annual anniversary date of certification, the MR/DD personnel's certification shall be temporarily suspended for a maximum period of sixty days, during which time the required continuing education shall be completed, and during which time the MR/DD personnel may not administer prescribed medication or perform health-related activities. If the required continuing education is not completed within this sixty-day-period, the MR/DD personnel's certification will be revoked, and the MR/DD personnel shall be required to retake the course in prescribed medication administration and health-related activities in total to become recertified.
Course Goals and Objectives (Learning Outcomes)
- Review the 6 Rights of Medication Administration
- Identify common causes of medication errors and ways to prevent errors
- Review the most commonly used routes of medication administration
- Identify the 3 documents required for administering medication.
- Identify 7 items that a medication certified staff must know about a medication prior to administering medication.
- Identify 5 items that a medication certified staff must know about an individual prior to administering medication to the individual.
- Describe the “Rule of Three” in medication administration.
- Review the steps of the medication administration procedure.
- Identify a medication error and how to report an error
Julia Ostrout Registered Nurse
Masters of Science in Nursing from The University of Akron
Professionals serving with adults with DD
Course Educational Level
This course is for DD professionals including but not limited to Direct Care Residential or Day Services, County Board Adult Services, Vocational Staff, Supported Employment, Supported Living, and Recreational Staff.
Medication Administration Certification 1 (14 hour course)
Criteria for issuance of Continuing Education Credits (CERTIFICATE)
A documented score of 80% or greater on the written post-test warrants the completion certificate.
Continuing Education Credits
2 Contact Hours