Federal Ministry of Health
Professional Development Directorate
Curriculum Development Committee
Medications Administration for Nurses
Policy for Drug administration:
Administration for Nurses
Venue : CPDD Web site
Registration starts before
2 weeks of the beginning of the course.
Course will be open for 1
week, and the final exam will be in the 8th day.
Duration: 7 days online.
Training materials: power point presentation PDF and videos.
Assessment is by MCQs
The total number of
question is 50 questions.
10- The total time for exam is 80 minutes, and for each question is
one and half minutes.
11- The candidates have the right to take the exam for three times.
12- The candidates have the right to go back to missed questions.
13- To pass the course and receive certificate, each nurse must
score a minimum of 60% for the written test.
14- By the end of the exam you have to fill an evaluation form.
15- Certificate will be received from the CPDD.
16- If there is any question contact the coordinator in the CPDD.
Background and Rational:
medication is a substance that is taken into or placed on the body to prevent
disease, Treat symptoms, treat disease or illness, promote or maintain normal
body functions and aid in diagnoses. Nursing as a profession has had a close
association with the administration of medicines and the assessment of the
individuals in relation to them. Medication Administration Course is designed
for nurses to accurately administer medications to individuals , It include
important and complex aspects regarding knowledge of medicines and appropriate
dosage form, their routes of administration , adverse drug reactions , storage , suitability for the individuals,
adherence, and nurses’ ethical and professional responsibilities. The laws
regarding the regulation of medicines, administration and documentation are
also a part of the awareness within nurse’s practice.
The general objective of the curriculum is to improve
nursing knowledge and skills about nursing drug administration according to
international and local guidelines.
To study the
pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the drug administration.
To identify the safety of
medication and their storage.
To safely administer
medications to individuals according to written orders.
To maintain proper
documentation of the drug administration.
To explain Abbreviation and
symbols for medication preparation and administration
Important guidelines of
medication administration for nurses.
Precaution in giving
pharmacodynamics which include :
ADME (Absorption , Distribution
, Metabolism ,Execration)
Routes of administrations
Dose regimens (Dosage
Adverse drug reaction (drug
Interactions - medication errors)
Rights of medication
administration and medication orders.
Documentation of the drug
Abbreviation and symbols
for medication preparation and administration.