3 Tips for Teaching Nursing Students Medication Administration

Med administration mistakes are the most common errors for new nurses. 

That’s why teaching nursing students medication administration occupies a lot of real estate in faculty discussions, studies, and journal articles. This article presents some of the more promising tips and emerging practices to help nursing students master this challenging skill.

Without further ado, here are three tips for teaching nursing students med administration. 

Watch a free workshop recording of “Ready for Practice: Teaching Med Administration to Nursing Students

1. Get the Math Right

Bad math can be fatal in nursing. That’s why dosage was the number one concern among hundreds of nurse educators in a recent workshop on med administration. It’s also why “revisiting math skills” is one of the three recommendations in an excellent article about improvements for teaching nursing students medication administration. 

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