Ensuring the safe, effective and ethical administration of medication is an important component of nursing care. As with any treatment, administering a medication requires knowledge, technical skills and judgment. The Medication practice standard outlines a nurse’s accountabilities when administering medication in all practice settings.
- Identify your accountabilities related to medication in your individual practice
- Describe the regulatory and legislative requirements related to medication practice
- Describe your responsibility for advocating for quality medication practices in your practice setting