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BD: Medications BD-01: Medication Principles
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
BD-01-01 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment throughout the pharmacology / medication administration process.
  Demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of pharmacology throughout the process of administration of medication:          
  • describe the physiological mechanisms of medication action including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion
  • BD-01-03
  • identify the factors which affect medication action in clients of all ages
  • BD-01-04
  • identify toxic, idiosyncratic, allergic, interactive, and side effects of medications.
  • BD-01-05 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of medication administration as related to assessment, evaluation, and documentation.
    BD-01-06 Demonstrate ability to adhere to agency policy and procedure in the safe administration of medications.
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