Course Title: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINING FOR UNLICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL Regular and ER Medication
Course Duration: 2.5 hours
This course was developed to train non-licensed school personnel in the administration of medication in the school setting. According to 704 KAR 4:020 Section 4 (3)(g) Unlicensed school personnel who have accepted the delegation to administer medication in the school setting must successfully complete the medication administration training course provided by the Kentucky Department of Education.
Upon completion of this course, unlicensed school personnel will be able to:
Understand how medication administration may be safely delegate
Identify the responsibilities of the school nurse and unlicensed school personnel in medication administration
Understand local school board policies for medication administration
Recognize and apply the six (6) rights of medication administration
Identify proper storage of prescription and over-the-counter medication
Understand appropriate and correct documentation of medication administration
Understand proper action and documentation necessary for refusal and omission of scheduled medication
Understand prevention of medication errors and incident reporting
Recognize when it is appropriate to contact additional resources (nurse, physician, poison control, emergency medical services)
Steps For Completing a Course
Step One: TO COMPLETE A COURSE:
The Dashboard section of the TRAIN Home page is where your course management will take place. The “My Learning” section contains recent, active course registrations. To see all registrations, click the “Current Courses” button.
Next to each course listing is an “M” button. This will allow you to “Manage” your individual course registrations. To manage a particular course, simply click the “M” button to the right of the Course Name. Mark your course as Completed: Click the “Completed” button to complete your course.
Step Two: TO LAUNCH AN ASSESSMENT, YOU HAVE A VARIETY OF ACCESS POINTS: (Only when applicable)
On the Course Details page, where you originally registered for the course, under the Registration tab, there will be an assessment button. If you click the “My Learning” link on the TRAIN Home page Dashboard, you will see which recent courses have assessments that need to be completed. On the TRAIN Home page, if you have an assessment pending, a red alert notice will appear within the “My Action Items” section of the TRAIN dashboard.
Step Three: TO LAUNCH AN EVALUATION, YOU HAVE A VARIETY OF ACCESS POINTS:
On the Course Details page, where you originally registered for the course, under the
Registration tab, there will be an evaluation button. If you click the “My Learning” link on the TRAIN Home page dashboard, you will see which recent course evaluations that need to be completed.
On the TRAIN Home page, if you have an evaluation pending, a red alert notice will appear within the “My Action Items” section of the TRAIN dashboard.
Step Four: TO VIEW OR PRINT A CERTIFICATE:
Login to your TRAIN account and access the “My Certificates” link on the TRAIN Home page. This will reveal a list of recent Certificates. Click the “Certificate print icon” to the right of the page. This open or download a PDF version of the Certificate.
Original Posting Date: 06-05-11
Revised 2/19/2013 ts
Renewed Per Karen Erwin: 01-29-15 TL
Renewed per Karen Erwin: 2/29/16 TL