Advanced Medication Delivery

Program Overview

Advanced Medication Delivery Program is designed for care aides who want to get Medication Administration training to work in a variety of settings such as Assisted Living Facilities, Long-term Care Facilities and Home Support Agencies. Learners can learn about medication delivery through participation in this course.

 

* This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Program Duration

Advanced Medication Delivery: 20 Hours

Admission Requirements

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Program outline

  • Introduction to Medications

  • Scope of Practice as a HCA

  • Purpose of Medication

  • Types of Medication

  • Drug Action

  • Drug Interaction

  • Assisting with Medications

    • Oral Medications

    • Ear Drops

    • Transdermal Discs

    • Metered Dose Inhalers

    • Rectal Suppositories and Enemas

    • Eye Medication (Ointments)

    • Topical Medication

  • Documentation for Medication Administration

  • Medication Errors

 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to obtain:

 

  • Advanced Medication Delivery Certificate

 

Start Date

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