4 Hr. Medication Training and Updates
Medication Training (4 hours)
This program covers the required training for unlicensed staff involved with the management of medications and assisting with the self-administration of medications under Section 429.256. Unlicensed staff must complete this initial 4 hours of training provided by a registered nurse, licensed pharmacist, or department staff prior to assisting a resident with self-administration of medications.
No classes at this time.
Medication Continuing Education Training (2 hours)
Unlicensed persons, as defined in Section 429.256(1)(b), F.S., who provide assistance with self-administered medications and have successfully completed the initial 4 hour training, must obtain, annually, a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education training on providing assistance with self-administered medications and safe medication practices in an assisted living facility. The 2 hours of continuing education training shall only be provided by a licensed registered nurse, or a licensed pharmacist.