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55 Pa. Code § 6100.468. Medication administration training.

§ 6100.468. Medication administration training.

 (a)  A person who has successfully completed a Department-approved medication administration course, including the course renewal requirements, may administer the medications, injections, procedures and treatments as specified in §  6100.462(b)(2) (relating to medication administration).

 (b)  A person may administer insulin injections following successful completion of both:

   (1)  The medication administration course specified in subsection (a).

   (2)  A Department-approved diabetes patient education program within the past 12 months.

 (c)  A person may administer an epinephrine injection by means of an auto-injection device in response to anaphylaxis or another serious allergic reaction following successful completion of both:

   (1)  The medication administration course specified in subsection (a).

   (2)  Training within the past 24 months relating to the use of an auto-injection epinephrine injection device provided by a professional who is licensed, certified or registered by the Department of State in the health care field.

 (d)  The medication administration course in §  6100.462(b)(2) and subsection (a) will be a modified course for life sharers and service locations that are not licensed by the Department.

 (e)  A record of the training shall be kept, including the person trained, the date, source, name of trainer and documentation that the course was successfully completed.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6100.462 (relating to medication administration); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.469 (relating to exceptions); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.802 (relating to support coordination, targeted support management and base-funding support coordination); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.803 (relating to organized health care delivery system); and 55 Pa. Code §  6100.804 (relating to base-funding).

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