Medication Administration Basics

Medication Administration Basics

The goal of this course is to provide school staff members with a basic understanding of the procedures required to safely provide medications to students. Topics covered include components of medication orders for schools, safe and proper medication management in schools, basic procedures for administering medication and special situations regarding giving medication to students.

  1. Full Course - 25 minutes
    This course is designed for all school staff.
Course Authors
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA, has served students as a Credentialed School Nurse and School Administrator for over 30 years. For the past 17 years, Lucinda has developed and implemented a wide variety of school health and safety programs. She also provides community and school level trainings for the California Department of Education and other state and national organizations regarding School Safety Issues, Crisis Response Planning, Bullying and Harassment Prevention, School Nursing Practices, and Coordinated School Health Programs.