Medication Self-Administration: The Basics and Beyond

Course # 0036


The purpose of this course is to provide information on medication self-administration in long-term care, assisted living, and other senior living environments.


Medication Self-Administration: The basics and Beyond is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines important information regarding medication self-administration. The course reviews definitions of self-administration, elements of administration and preparation and elements of supervision.

Learning Objectives

1. Review definitions of self-administration 2. Review elements of administration and preparation 3. Review elements of supervision

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Home Health Caregivers Nurses Registered Dietitians Speech Therapists

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