§ 2600.190. Medication administration training.

 (a)  A staff person who has successfully completed a Department-approved medications administration course that includes the passing of the Department’s performance-based competency test within the past 2 years may administer oral; topical; eye, nose and ear drop prescription medications and epinephrine injections for insect bites or other allergies.

 (b)  A staff person is permitted to administer insulin injections following successful completion of a Department-approved medications administration course that includes the passing of a written performance-based competency test within the past 2 years, as well as successful completion of a Department-approved diabetes patient education program within the past 12 months.

 (c)  A record of the training shall be kept including the staff person trained, the date, source, name of trainer and documentation that the course was successfully completed.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code 2600.182 (relating to medication administration).



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