Pennsylvania's Medication Administration Training Program

The purpose of this training program is to provide training for unlicensed staff in community settings to properly administer medications to individuals that receive services in these settings.

The Medication Administration training program is a Train the Trainer model. Participants that successfully complete the Initial and Recertification training will be able to do the following in their agency or entity:

  • Teach unlicensed staff to properly administer medication.

  • Monitor unlicensed staff that administer medication.

  • Teach Practicum Observers to assist with the monitoring of unlicensed staff that give medication.

  • Monitor Practicum Observers who assist with the monitoring of unlicensed staff that give medication.

MR Bulletin 00-03-07 - Provides information on the Medication Administration Training Program

Medication Administration Brochure - Brochure download for offline registration to take the course to become a trainer.
Recertification Course for Medication Administration - Brochure download that provides description of course, prerequisites, dates and locations for recertification for existing trainers. Also includes the forms for offline registration.

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