Medication administration training and certification developed by DODD authorizes caregivers to perform a variety of tasks for people with many different medical conditions.
Medication Administration - "You Are Your Brother's Keeper"
In October 2013, Alex Myers, a 20-year-old from Hamilton County, died as a result of a lethal medication error at a group home for people with developmental disabilities. “You Are Your Brother’s Keeper,” produced by Alex’s family, explains the risks associated with administering medications. Safe medication administration requires proper training, supervision, and careful attention to detail.