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Medication Administration Pocket Guide for Assisted Living and Nursing Home Medication Technicians


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New 3rd Edition with updated content that includes Do Not Use Abbreviations, Medication Side Effects and Interactions, and more.


Co-developed by The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) and MED-PASS, this easy-to-understand pocket guide provides guidance for medication technicians (aides) that provide medication assistance to residents in assisted living and nursing homes.

The number of medications taken by residents in assisted living and long-term care is increasing and with it greater opportunities for administration/dosing errors, side effects and drug interactions. Medication assistance has become a critical need in these facilities.

Pocket Guide Purpose:

  • Minimize medication error
  • Improve resident outcomes


Also see:


ALF Assisting the Resident with Self-Administration of Medication - NEVCO DVD (Item # NHCAF23D)

  • Do’s and Don’ts for Medication Assistance
  • Step-by-step procedures for administering medications
  • Abbreviations for medication forms and administration
  • Guide for determining level and type of pain
  • Information on medication side effects
  • List of symptoms of common and uncommon medication interactions
Additional Info
Published Revised August 2014
Number of Pages 48
Size 4-3/4 x 8-1/2
Format Spiral bound
Unit Each
Intended Users Medication Technicians in Assisted Living and Nursing Home environments

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