20:48:04.01:15. Medication administration curriculum. The training curriculum for delegated medication administration must include:
(1) General information relevant to the administration of medications, including:
(a) Governmental regulations related to the practice of nursing, the administration of medication, and the storage, administration, and recording of controlled substances;
(b) Ethical issues;
(c) Terminology, abbreviations, and symbols;
(d) Medication administration systems;
(e) Forms of medication;
(f) Procedures and routes of medication administration;
(g) Medication references available;
(h) The role of unlicensed assistance personnel in administering medications;
(i) The rights of medication administration: right patient, right medication, right dose, right time, right route, right documentation; and
(j) Infection control policies and procedures;
(2) An overview of the major categories of medications related to the body systems, including:
(j) Urinary; and
(3) Additional instruction shall include those categories of medications relevant to the health care setting where the unlicensed person will be employed; and
(4) Clinical or laboratory instruction for the purpose of demonstration of medication administration and evaluation of individual competence.
Source: 21 SDR 13, effective August 7, 1994; 26 SDR 174, effective July 4, 2000; 41 SDR 12, effective July 31, 2014.
General Authority: SDCL 13-33A-2, 36-9-21.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-33A-1, 36-9-3, 36-9-4, 36-9-4.1, 36-9-21.
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