(AUDIT) Medication Administration in a School Setting: School Nursing Practice in Massachusetts

This is the audit version of the Medication Administration in a School Setting: School Nursing Practice in Massachusetts course. 

 
What do nurses need to know about medication administration in Massachusetts schools?
 
This online course replaces the formerly offered live workshop: Medication Administration and Delegation. Designed as an “on your time” training, learners may register and take this course at any time that is convenient for them.
 
This course provides the key information every public and private School Nurse needs to know about medication administration and delegation in Massachusetts schools, including laws and regulations, school nurse role and responsibilities, and best practice approaches.

Target Audience

  • Any School Nurse seeking to refresh their knowledge of the regulations, requirements, and responsibilities for medication administration in MA schools.

Learning Objectives

After completing the training, you will be able to:

  • Outline a School Nurse's responsibilities around medication administration
  • Identify a School Nurse's obligations  under Federal, State, and Local Regulations
  • Describe types of medication delegation in a school setting and identify situations that can and cannot be delegated
  • Describe the five rights of delegation
  • Identify the best practice approach for several common student situations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 Participation
Course opens: 
08/15/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Online
United States

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.  

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors, and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.

The faculty below do not have any relevant financial relationships. 

 

Faculty

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Karen Robitaille, MBA, MSN, RN, NCSN

Director School Health Unit, MDPH. Provides guidance and training to School Nurses across the state

Caitlin Pettengill, DNP, RN

Assistant Director School Health Unit, MDPH. Provides guidance and training to School Nurses across the state

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and nurses.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material 3.5 participation credits

Course Release Date:11/17/2017
Material Reviewed:10/15/2018, 7/1/2019, 7/1/2020, 6/21/2021
Course Expiration Date:6/30/2022

Available Credit

  • 3.50 Participation
Please login or register to take this course.

This course is being offered at the New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC) website. When you enroll in this course, you will be redirected to NEPHTC to take the course.

Note that you will need a NEPHTC account in order to register for the training (directions provided at NEPHTC).

Upon completion of the course, you will be redirected back to SHIELD to pay for the course and claim course credit.

Auditing Course Materials:

The materials for this course may be audited at no cost. A participation certificate is available to you. Auditing is recommended for anyone who wants to review the course material, access resources, or refresh skills. Completion of a pre-test is required to begin the audit but, once you’ve completed the pre-test, you will have future access to the course without having to repeat it.


Disclosure

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS REGARDING LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR LEGAL LIABILITY BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVICE OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN ATTORNEY.


Copyright

This material is copyrighted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).  MDPH grants permission for use of these materials for non-commercial educational use only, provided credit is given to the MDPH.  Modification of content is permitted only with prior approval of the MDPH School Health Unit.


ADA Statement

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