Medication Management

UNLV Continuing Education is partnering with the Parry Foundation’s Academy of Health to offer the Medication Management Training. This certification program has been approved by the Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance (HCQC) and exceeds the mandatory 16 hours required for certification.

The course has been designed specifically to satisfy NRS 449.037 and NAC 449.2742 - NAC 449.2748 requirements regarding the training of caregivers in Assisted Living / Residential Facilities for Groups to assist residents when taking medication. All medication administration promises to be current and comprehensive. Participants will learn a number of required skills related to the proficiencies of medication assistance to include but not limited to the following:

1. How to safely handle and administer medications.

2. Understanding commonly prescribed medications used in residential care.

3. The 6 “Rights of Medication Assistance” – right resident, right drug, right dosage, right time, right route, and right record / documentation.

4. The 21 specific and key regulations found in the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC).