Overview of Medication Administration for Unlicensed Paraprofessionals

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Medication administration by unlicensed paraprofessionals has become more common in treatment settings. This is because the individuals served often require more medications than they previously did and staffing shortages among nurses are common (Barrow & Sharma, 2021). Unlicensed paraprofessionals who are trained, assessed, and regularly supervised by a nurse can support the patient and the treatment team by taking on some medication-related tasks. This course will teach you basic information that you need to safely and effectively administer medications to the people you serve.



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Medication administration by unlicensed paraprofessionals has become more common in treatment settings. This is because the individuals served often require more medications than they previously did and staffing shortages among nurses are common (Barrow & Sharma, 2021). Unlicensed paraprofessionals who are trained, assessed, and regularly supervised by a nurse can support the patient and the treatment team by taking on some medication-related tasks. This course will teach you basic information that you need to safely and effectively administer medications to the people you serve.



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