65G-7.0033. Medication Administration Training Course Curriculum Requirements  

Effective on Monday, July 1, 2019
  • 1(1) The Agency shall provide Medication Administration Training curriculum for the following courses:

    14(a) Basic Medication Administration course; and

    20(b) Prescribed Enteral Formula Administration course.

    26(2) Basic Medication Administration course curriculum requirements:

    33(a) Basic Medication Administration Courses shall:

    391. Not be less than 6-hours in length; 

    472. Be limited to no more than 20 participants in each class; and

    603. Utilize the test provided by the Agency.

    68(b) The Basic Medication Administration Course Curriculum, as provided by the Agency covers:

    811. Safe storage, handling, and disposal of medications;

    892. Understanding medication instructions;

    933. Medical indications and purposes of commonly used medications;

    1024. Common side effects;

    1065. Symptoms of adverse reactions;

    1116. Proper administration of medications, including the following routes:

    120a. Oral;

    122b. Enteral;

    124c. Transdermal, including validation by simulation;

    130d. Ophthalmic;

    132e. Otic, including validation by simulation;

    138f. Rectal;

    140g. Inhaled; and

    143h. Topical, including validation by simulation.

    1497. Safety and sanitation while administering medication;

    1568. Medication administration documentation and recordkeeping;

    1629. Medication errors and error reporting;

    16810. Administrative documentation requirements including, but not limited to:

    177a. Authorizations; and

    180b. Consents.

    18211. Offsite medication procedures; and

    18712. Validation requirements.

    190(c) Web-Based course curriculum requirements: Basic Medication Administration Trainers may provide the Agency course via web-based distance learning if the course complies with the following curriculum requirements in addition to the requirements provided for in paragraphs (2)(a) and (2)(b):

    2291. The course taught must:

    234a. Demonstrate:

    236(I) Interactivity between the student and course provider within 24 hours;

    247(II) How interactivity promotes student involvement, and

    254(III) That the course measures learning and addresses comprehension of content at regular intervals;

    268b. Monitor student enrollment, participation, and course completion;

    276c. Provide for in-person simulation of routes as indicated in rule 28765G-7.004, 288F.A.C.;

    289d. Be able to satisfactorily demonstrate that stated course hours (minimum of 6) are consistent with the actual course hours spent by the student to complete the course;

    317e. Assure qualified instructors will be available to answer questions and provide students with necessary support during the course; and

    337f. Require that the student complete a statement at the end of the course indicating that he or she personally completed each module/session of instruction.

    3622. A Trainer may make changes to the format but not the content of the Agency-provided curriculum or exams that are provided with the Agency curriculum when developing a web-based course, so long as the changes have been approved by the Agency;

    4043. To meet the requirements for competency in otic, transdermal, and topical medication simulation set forth in section 422393.506(2)(a), F.S., 424the Validation Trainer may supervise the simulation for the completion of the initial training under written 440instruction from the Medication Administration Course Trainer for web-based courses only.

    451(3) Prescribed Enteral Formula Administration Course Requirements:

    458(a) Prescribed Enteral Formula Administration Training shall:

    4651. Not be less than two hours in length and include didactic, demonstration, and return demonstration elements;

    4822. Be limited to no more than 6 participants for each class;

    4943. Utilize the test provided by the Agency.

    502(b) The Prescribed Enteral Formula Administration Course Curriculum, as provided by the Agency covers:

    5161. Safe storage, handling, and disposal of prescribed enteral formulas;

    5262. Understanding administration instructions;

    5303. Symptoms of adverse reactions;

    5354. Proper administration of prescribed enteral formulas; and

    5435. Validation requirements.

    546(c) The Prescribed Enteral Formula Administration Training may not be provided via web-based training.

    560Rulemaking Authority 562393.501, 563393.506 FS. 565Law Implemented 567393.506 FS. 569History–New 7-1-19.