Med Cert 2: Adm of Food & Medications via G/J Tube

Thursday, Dec 15, 2022

8:00am – 12:00pm

Course Title: DODD Administration of Food and Prescribed Medication Per Stable Labeled Gastrostomy Tube and Stable Labeled Jejunostomy Tube

Registration opens 60 days before the first day of class.

Course Date/Time: Course to be presented over 4 hours       8:00A-12:00P

Instructor(s):Cynthia Swanson, RN

Course Description: The purpose of the DODD Medication Certification Category 2 course is to teach unlicensed DD personnel to administer medications via a G-Tube or J-Tube.  Unlicensed DD staff will receive certification to administer G Tube/J Tube medications to the individual under the direction of a licensed nurse.

Criteria or Successful completion of this course

  • Must attend the entire course
  • Participate in all class activities
  • Successfully perform return demonstration of all procedures taught
  • Pass a closed book test with an 80% or better

Requirements

  • Maintain DODD Certification 1
  • Understand that Medication certification 2 staff are unable to administer nutrition, fluids or medications via a G/J tube without nurse delegation
  • DODD application must be submitted to Nurse Educator at least 5 days prior to class.
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED must be submitted with application
  • Agency representative must complete page one of application
  • Page two must be completed by student.
  • Currently employed by a provider or be an independent provider within Stark County

****************IMPORTANT******************

*DODD application must be submitted to Nurse Educator a week prior to class.

**Nurse Educator will contact you via email to confirm your reservation for class after receipt of your completed DODD application.

***You will not be allowed to attend class if your application is not received in advance.

Agency representative must complete page one of application and page two must be completed by student.  Copy of high school diploma or GED must be submitted with application.  Access Application for Personnel to Attend the DODD Medication Administration (MA) Certification Course by clicking here: Provider Forms   Print the application, sign and scan to swansonc@starkdd.org

Event Location

Stark County Board of DD- Whipple Dale Center
2950 Whipple Ave NW
Canton, Ohio, 44708

Event Fees

FREE

Total Seats

8

Remaining Seats

8