Specialized Family Care Program

Medication Administration Protocol; Medical Terminology & Abbreviations; Route & Dosage Forms; Physical Assessment and Abbreviation Forms

  • Category: Pre-Service Training – Part II
  • Materials: Medication Administration Guide Document – Section II, III, IV, V
  • Goal: Learn the protocol for administering medications, common abbreviations for medical/drug terminology, and how to administer medication
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: February 2009
  • Developed by: Pre-service Training Team

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn the protocol for medication administration
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn the importance of maintaining a daily log for recording medication information
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn the common abbreviation for medication administration
  4. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn the routes by which medication is administered
  5. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn common abbreviations which are used for physical assessments

Training Procedures:

  • Specialized Family Care Provider will review “Medication Administration Protocol;” “Medical Terminology & Abbreviations;” “Route & Dosage Forms;” & “Physical Assessment & Abbreviation Terms;” from the MEDICATION REVIEW GUIDE View Course Materials)
  • Specialized Family Care Provider will complete test (Take the Test Below)
  • Specialized Family Care Provider will review test responses with Family Based Care Specialist