This specialized course is crafted to provide training for nursing assistants and residential attendants, enabling them to safely administer non-parenteral medications in long-term care facilities, particularly nursing homes, and related healthcare settings. The curriculum focuses on imparting the necessary skills and knowledge for the proper and secure administration of medications within the specific context of long-term care.
Graduates of this program will be well-equipped to contribute to the healthcare team, ensuring the safe and effective delivery of non-parenteral medications in environments dedicated to long-term patient care.
- Employed a minimum of 480 hours (new regulation requirement, Iowa Code August 2023) in the facility recommending the student
- Current Iowa Nurse Aide Registry status (for use in nursing home setting only)