Reporting And Data

Medication Administration


Latest Update: June 21, 2023

Training Information

Medication administration training must be provided to CAH nursing staff and other authorized personnel. The training should include safe handling and preparation; indications, side effects, and interactions; and equipment, devices, and techniques.

Responsible Party

Who Must Complete Training?
Nursing staff and other authorized personnel.


When Do I Need to Complete?
Orientation and ongoing.


The legal mandate requiring reporting
42 CFR 485.635(d)(3) All drugs, biologicals, and intravenous medications must be administered by or under the supervision of a registered nurse, a doctor of medicine or osteopathy, or, where permitted by State law, a physician assistant, in accordance with written and signed orders, accepted standards of practice, and Federal and State laws.
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.