Med Tech Express 6 Hour

When Florida residents can no longer manage their own medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALFs) and/or Home Health setting, they rely on Med Techs to assist them. The Med Tech certification course provides students with 4 hours of training regarding safe assistance to safely administer medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF). Southern Technical Institute Med-Tech is taught by a Registered Nurse and our curriculum focuses on the six rights of medication administration and the regulations concerning prescription medications.

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When Florida residents can no longer manage their own medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALFs) and/or Home Health setting, they rely on Med Techs to assist them. The Med Tech certification course provides students with 4 hours of training regarding safe assistance to safely administer medications in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF). Southern Technical Institute Med-Tech is taught by a Registered Nurse and our curriculum focuses on the six rights of medication administration and the regulations concerning prescription medications that include the following:

  • State law and rule requirements with respect to the supervision, assistance, administration, and management of medications in assisted living facilities;
  • 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; and
  • Medication storage and disposal.
  • Training also includes demonstrations of proper techniques and provides hands-on learning through practice exercises.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to Medication Technician
    30 minutes
  • Florida Law 429 and Medication Practices 58A
    30 minutes
  • Medication Administration and Safety Practices
    30 minutes
  • Self-Administered Medication Use and Storage
    30 minutes
  • Use of Pill Organizers
    10 minutes
  • Assistance with Self-Administration of Medication
    30 minutes
  • Medication Orders and Prescription Labels
    30 minutes
  • Medication Documentation and Records (MOR)
    30 minutes
  • Medication Retrieval, Storage, and Proper Disposal
    30 minutes
  • How to Assist with Oral and Topical Medications
    30 minutes
  • Additional Duties Allowed Under Assistance with Self-Administration of Medication
    30 minutes
  • Common Medications, Drug Classifications, Side Effects, and Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)
    30 minutes
  • Assisting with Medication Post Test
    27 questions
  • Assistance with Self Administered Medications Pre Test
    12 questions
  • Assistance with Self Administered Medications Post Test
    77 questions

Your Course Includes

10 Interactive Lessons

Learn Powerful Medical Knowledge & Information Lesson-BY-Lesson

Video Demonstrations

Streaming video demonstrations each of the techniques. Videos are embedded directly within each lesson for ultimate ease of use.

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 4-hour Med Tech certification which is valid for twelve months (1 year) from the date of your course completion date.

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