Excel Academy - For A Career That Matters - T: (780) 441-7999, 10766 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5H 4R2

Medication Assistance for the Healthcare Provider

Proper, responsible and professional medication assistance is an essential aspect of community care. This hybrid class consists of 90 minutes of online training and 3 hours of in-class training with a practical skills component.


  • discover what assisting with medications entails
  • review important legislation surrounding the task of medication assistance
  • learn the health care provider’s role in medication assistance
  • explore the 8 rights of medication delivery
  • be introduced to documentation procedures (identification and completion of standard forms such as the ‘medication profile’, ‘medication administration record’, and other relative forms as well as a review of generally accepted documentation practices)
  • learn medication assistance procedures (both general practice guidelines and the specific procedures) related to: P.R.N. Medications, Spacer Devices, Skin Medications, Pouch Pack vs. Blister Packs, Oral Liquids, Ear Drops, Assorted Inhalers/Disks, Nebulizers, Suppositories/Enemas, Oral Solids, Eye Drops/Ointments, Nose Drops/Nasal Sprays
  • learn to manage medication delivery
  • recognize medication assistance challenges

Cost: $125.00