Medication Training and Updates

Medication Training (6 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 6 hours of training provided by a registered nurse or licensed pharmacist prior to assisting a resident with self-administration of medications. 

Registration Fees:  $60.00 Members    $79.00 Non-Members

Classes scheduled upon request with 10 or more.

6Hr Medication Class - Gulf Breeze 1/9/2019 8am-2pm   


Medication Continuing Education Training  (2 hours)
Unlicensed persons, as defined in Section 429.256(1)(b), F.S., who provide assistance with self-administration of medications and have successfully completed the initial 6-hour training, must obtain annually a minimum of  2 hours of continuing education training on providing assistance with self-administration of medications and safe medication practices in an assisted living facility. The 2 hours of continuing education training shall only be provided by a registered nurse or licensed pharmacist. The 2 hours of continuing education can be face-to-face or by webinar.

Trained unlicensed staff, prior to the effective date of the Rule, May 10, 2018, who assist with the self-administration of medications and have successfully completed 4 hours of assistance with self-administration of medications training, must complete an additional 2 hours of training that focuses on the new topics of Chapter 429.256(3), F.S. and Chapter 58A-5.0191(6)(b), F.A.C. before assisting with the procedures listed.

Registration Fees:  $20 Members   $39 Non-Members

2Hr Medication Update 1/92018  Gulf Breeze 2:30pm-4:30pm