Med Tech 6-Hour Certification Course

When Florida residents need supervision to manage their own medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALFs) and/or Home care setting, they rely on Med Techs to assist them. The Med Tech certification course provides students with 6 hours of training regarding assistance with self-administration of medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) or Home care setting .   Southern Technical Institute’s Med Tech is taught by a Registered Nurse and our curriculum focuses on all aspects of the 2019 Florida laws for assistance with self- administration of medications and medication practices. Medication safety being the top priority.

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When Florida residents need supervision to manage their own medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALFs) and/or Home care setting, they rely on Med Techs to assist them. The Med Tech certification course provides students with 6 hours of training regarding assistance with self-administration of medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) or Home care setting . Southern Technical Institute’s Med Tech is taught by a Registered Nurse and our curriculum focuses on all aspects of the 2019 Florida laws for assistance with self- administration of medications and medication practices. Medication safety being the top priority.

Topics to be covered include the following:

  • Florida law and rule requirements with respect to the supervision, assistance, administration, and management of medications;
  • Procedures and techniques for assisting the resident with self-administration of medication including how to read a prescription label;
  • Providing the right medications to the right resident;
  • Common medications;
  • The importance of taking medications as prescribed;
  • Recognition of side effects and adverse reactions and procedures to follow when residents appear to be experiencing side effects and adverse reactions;
  • Documentation and record keeping;
  • Medication storage and disposal.
  • Additional duties allowed under the Florida regulations

 

Training also includes demonstrations of proper techniques and provides 2 hours of hands-on practice exercises.

Course Curriculum

  • Med Tech 2020 Pre-Test – HI
    5 questions
  • Introduction to Medication Technician 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Florida Law 429 and Medication Practices 59A – HI
    30 minutes
  • Medication Administration and Safety Practices 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Self-Administered Medication Use and Storage 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Use of Pill Organizers 2020 – HI
    10 minutes
  • Med Tech 2020 Knowledge Check Chapters 1-4
    5 questions
  • Assistance with Self-Administration of Medication 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Medication Orders and Prescription Labels 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Medication Documentation and Records (MOR) 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Medication Retrieval, Storage, and Proper Disposal 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Med Tech 2020 Knowledge Check Chapters 5-8
    5 questions
  • How to Assist with Oral and Topical Medications 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Additional Duties Allowed Under Assistance with Self-Administration of Medication 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Common Medications, Drug Classifications, Side Effects, and Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) 2020 – HI
    30 minutes
  • Med Tech 2020 Self-Review Final
    25 questions
  • Med Tech 2020 Final Exam
    25 questions

Your Course Includes

10 Interactive Lessons

Learn Powerful Medical Knowledge & Information Lesson-by-Lesson

Convenient & Mobile Friendly

Take your online courses conveniently while on the go! Compatible with desktop, smartphones & tablets.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

This is self paced online learning course. You are free to take this course based on your need.

How long do I have access to the course?

There is no time limit to our online courses. You may study and review the lessons as many times as you would like.

Can I have face-to-face interaction with the Instructor?

Yes, absolutely. Please visit the “Contact Us” page in order to schedule a campus tour or to get in touch with our student services team.

Does this course have any certificates?

Yes, after successful completion of the training course, you will receive your 6-Hour Med Tech certification which is valid for twelve months (1 year) from the date of your course completion date.

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