Medication Assistant

Medication assistants are trained to follow standard practices for administering medications.

Work Activities/Work Locations

Medication Assistants work in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. The primary activities include following standard practices of infection control, using drug references to access information, following medication orders, documenting medication-related information, assisting with storage and stocking of medications, reporting effects of drug on residents, setting up drugs for med pass, and administering medications.

 

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