Medication Administration

Medication Administration-DODD

Medication Administration (Approval by Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities)

PURPOSE

Due to the major responsibility administering medications has, this course is designed to instruct unlicensed Developmental Disabilities (DD) personnel how to safely administer medications in various settings authorized by law.

WHO WILL NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?

Unlicensed direct care professional that is responsible for the care of those with developmental disabilities.

ABOUT THE COURSE

This series of courses are taught by trained Nurses who teach direct support professionals how to administer oral, eye, ear, topical, and nasal medications. Medication Administration provides training on administrating medications and the performance of other health related activities. Trainees are also instructed on medication documentation procedures during the 14 hour certification course.

Certification I Topics Include:

  • Medication Administration Procedures
  • Rights of Medication Administration
  • Techniques of Medication Administration
  • Medication Errors and How to Minimize Errors

This course is certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. CERTIFICATION I is a 14 hour course.  This certification is valid for 1 year. ****

Pre-requisites: Must be confirmed in writing by appropriate facility staff or documentation submitted that the student has following:

• High School grad or GED holder

• Current and clear BCI

• No abuse record on ODH nurse aide registry or ODDD abuser registry

      • ATTENTION AGENCIES (Additional class dates can be customized to fit your agency needs. Minimum of 5 students)
      • Application must be received at least 3 days prior to start date of class
      • Class Fee $125

 

Medication Administration Certification

 

Start Total Length Days Times Cost
Aug. 25 & 27 (Register by 8/21) 14 Hours T & TH 9:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $125
Sep. 29-30    (Register by 9/24) 14 Hours T & W 9:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $125
Oct.27-28     (Register by 10/22) 14 Hours T & W 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $125
Nov. 23-24   (Register by 11/19) 14 Hours M & T 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $125
Dec. 21-22   (Register by 12/17) 14 Hours M & T 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   $125

 

 

 

GHCC Cert 1_Application

Print off Application and fax to 513-297-9059, Attention TINA

 

For questions or renewal courses please e-mail the instructor