Medication Pass in Senior Care

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0412

Medication Pass in Senior Care provides the rules of a medication pass, med cart preparation, common medication errors, resident rights concerning medications, working with controlled substances and security and documentation issues.  


The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of passing medications in a senior care setting. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the rules of a medication pass 
  2. List sources for getting the med cart prepared 
  3. Discuss common medication errors
  4. Review Resident Rights concerning medications  
  5. Discuss working with controlled substances 
  6. Review security and documentation issues 

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 80% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 80% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 80% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.



1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-768022). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nursing Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hours. Program approval number: 20210319-1.25-A66155-DL