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BD: Medications BD-07: Medication Administration
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
BD-07-01 Demonstrate ability to apply the "rights" for administering medication - right medication, dose, route, time, client, reason, documentation and right to refuse.
  Demonstrate ability to review pertinent information related to medication including:          
  • action
  • BD-07-03
  • duration
  • BD-07-04
  • frequency
  • BD-07-05
  • purpose
  • BD-07-06
  • side effects / contraindications
  • BD-07-07
  • nursing implications.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge and ability to administer medications according to agency policy and procedures:          
  • enteral - oral, tube feed, nasogastric delivery
  • BD-07-09
  • parenteral - subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal and intravenous
  • BD-07-10
  • percutaneous - skin application (topical), mucous membranes, sublingual, against cheek, eyes, ears, nose, inhaled, vaginal and rectal.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge and ability to provide proper documentation:          
  • document administration of medication immediately after administering
  • BD-07-12
  • use specific forms supplied for medication documentation per agency
  • BD-07-13
  • computerized documentation.
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