Nursing Skills: Medication Administration

About this course

Get a Better Understanding About Medication Administration in Nursing! With this online course, you will achieve exam-relevant knowledge about medication administration in nursing—starting with the seven rights of medication administration, leading to the different forms of administration (e.g., oral, topical, subcutaneous) and what things to keep in mind post-procedure.

What you'll learn

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the 7 rights of drug administration.
  • Recognize patients' rights regarding drug administration.
  • Identify the 6 routes of drug administration.
  • Describe the pre-procedural steps of medication administration.
  • Identify the 3 checks done before administering a medication.
  • Recognize 2 examples of patient identifiers before medication administration.
  • Recount 2 patient identifiers before administering a medication if the patient is unable to verify his identity.
  • Specify the 3 points to educate the patient before administering a medication.
  • List the 3 prerequisites for the administration of an oral medication.
  • and much more!

101 min

English, Spanish

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